Written by : Joe Ma. Carlos
Storytelling as an art may not follow any set principles to be able to draw people’s interest. If storytellers do, then their narratives will look alike and will be devoid of diversity.
“ Set principles will cripple variety of narration. But at the same time we have to accept that all narratives follow a scheme, pattern and style for ease of delivery, acceptance and understanding. We may call them loose principles,” according to Mr Abhaya Kumar Padhi, author and media trainer from India.
Ministers of Information and Broadcasting from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India and Korea join over 40 local and international speakers who are attending the Asia Media Summit 2018, one of the world’s premiere conferences on media and communication, set in New Delhi, India from 10-12 May.
Journalism is basically storytelling, telling the right facts, but this is not enough to attract audiences in the fast-changing world.
Former BBC news producer Sarah Gibson, President of the Worldwide Association of Women Journalists and Writers, says people want journalists to tell stories or narratives that engage them, and explain why these stories matter to them.
The in-country workshop on Mobile Journalism (MoJo) organised by AIBD in collaboration with Radio Television Brunei (RTB) was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Darussalam Brunei from 28 to 31 March 2018.
The workshop was designed specifically for the media practitioners associated with programming, reporting and the new media. 24 participants from RTB attended the workshop.
The seventh edition of World Radio Day will be held on 13 February 2018 under the theme: Radio and Sports, with all radio stations, regulatory bodies and related organisations invited to celebrate radio and its contribution to democratic debate through information, entertainment and audience interaction.
AIBD/KIBA In-Country Seminar on IPTV Strategy -27 February 2018,Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) in partnership with and the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) held a media training workshop at the headquarters of Vietnam Television (VTV) in Hanoi, Vietnam, from 25 to 26 April 2017.