Tag Archives: Journalism

On the ‘uncertified’ Pathshala

At a time when our entire education system is in crisis, the quality of education is in question and the values that student’s inculcate is a source of fear. A student of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, in response to questions about the … Continue reading

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Who needs facts? We appear to be in the Post-Information Age now

Evidence? Ha. That’s for humanists, scientists and who knows what other dangerous–ists. It’s all about how we feel now Bob Garfield Guardian A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US … Continue reading

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Viral Occupation

Cameras and Networked Human Rights in the West Bank by Rebecca L. Stein | published March 20, 2013 When I film, I feel like the camera protects me. But it’s an illusion. —Emad Burnat, West Bank Palestinian and co-director, 5 Broken Cameras A … Continue reading

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9th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium: New Delhi

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is organising the 9th ASEF Journalists’ Colloquium, which will be held in New Delhi (Gurgaon), India from 9-11 November 2013. We are pleased to invite interested journalists from ASEM countries to apply for participation. To apply, more … Continue reading

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Prothom Alo journalist attacked

by Firoz Gazi, DrikNEWS Correspondent, Jessore, April 2013 Journalist Masud Alam was attacked after he reported a corruption story.  He is the Abhaynagar Correspondent for Daily Prothom Alo. On 28 March, his assailants attacked him at Ulobottola, situated in Dhopali Village, … Continue reading

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Deadline for Ateneo MA Journ applications reset to Feb 15

Submission deadline for 2013 This year’s submission deadline for the 2013 Fellowships for the Master of Arts in Journalism has been moved to Friday, 15 February 2013. The fellowships are awarded to full-time Asian journalists who have excellent professional and … Continue reading

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For the first time in Bangladesh Last chance to apply. Applications close on 2nd January 2013 Offered jointly by BRAC University and Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, in collaboration with Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Eligibility: Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree … Continue reading

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Finally I feel safe

Sri Lankan Editor Frederica Jansz Flees Sri Lanka November 4, 2012 | Filed under: Colombo Telegraph,Featured News,News,STORIES | Posted By Colombo Telegraph – Frederica Jansz, who was sacked from her post as Editor in Chief at The Sunday Leader in September this year is learnt to have left Sri Lanka together with … Continue reading

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Asia Journalism Fellowship 2013 opens for applications

Asia Journalism Fellowship 2013 opens for applications The fifth round of the Asia Journalism Fellowship will run from 25 February to 17 May 2013. The fully-sponsored programme is accepting applications until 12 October 2012 from accomplished mid-career journalists. The annual … Continue reading

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