Ms Philomena Gnanapragasam visited Ms Valerie Cliff, UNDP Deputy Regional Director for Asia & the Pacific. AIBD Director briefed about the recent AIBD initiatives to advocate SDGs in collaboration with its members and partners. Ms Cliff appreciated institute's effort in spreading the work of SDGs in content development through network and structure among the media practitioners in the Asia-Pacific region.
Director AIBD, Ms Philomena visited Ms Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary of UNESCAP. During the meeting, Ms Armida stated that AIBD could play a leading role to amplify the UN-inspired 17 goals of the SDG through its wide-media membership in the Asia-Pacific region. She further said that AIBD's initiatives augers well with the mission of ESCAP's efforts which focus on strengthening regional cooperation for sustainable development and its approach based on multi-disciplinary analysis and multi-stakeholders partnerships.
During her official visit to Thailand, Ms Philomena, Director AIBD visited Mr Sameer Sharma, Regional Director of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for Asia-Pacific Region.
Visit to Ministry of Information Broadcasting, New Delhi
AIBD/NABM Sub-Regional Workshop on Studio & Newsroom Automation in Kingsway Camp, 13-17 January 2020
AIBD in collaboration with Prasar Bharati and NABM conducted a Sub–Regional Workshop on Studio & Newsroom Automation in Delhi from 13 to 17 January 2020.
Mdm. Nor Yahati Awang has been appointed as the new Director General of Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) effective from January 2020. With many years of public service experience, her entry into the Department of Broadcasting (RTM) is set to bring fresh changes to the Organisation.
During the last decade, Asia-Pacific region has witnessed many horrific natural disasters like Cyclone Haiyan in the Philippines causing 7,415 deaths in 2013, Earth Quake in Nepal causing 8,969 causalities, or recent Indonesian floods in 2020 affecting 400,000 people. Disaster reporting is becoming a significant genre for media organisations, however, many of the reporters are still unaware of the safety standards and many Asian-Pacific media orgnisations does not have an active safety policy.
AIBD in collaboration with its global partners presents the World Television Awards 2020.
The World TV Awards are open to all broadcasters in Asia, Pacific, Europe, Africa, and North & South America from public, private sector and freelance producers.
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Keynote address of Madam Liu Yandong,Vice Premier, State Council of the People’s Republic of China, at the Inaugural Session of the Asia Media Summit 2017. More
Director AIBD, Mr Chang, delivering the Qingdao Declaration on Media and the Worlds Sustainable Development at the Asia Media Summit Closing Ceremony. More
Ms Hua Jiang, Director of News and Media Division, Department of Public Information, United Nations, reading message of Ms Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations. More
Dr Marielza Oliveira, Director and UNESCO Representative to China, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Republic of Korea reading the message of Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO. More
Dr Abdolali Ali Askari, President of AIBD General Conference, and President, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) spoke out against war and terrorism and urged the media to promote peace, friendship, morality and spirituality. More
To shape the development media, broadcasters in Asia offered diverse approaches from pursuing investigative pieces, expanding collaboration among media groups, to respecting local sensitivity to reach targeted communities. More
A new approach to deal with sensationalism and negativism in news that are increasingly turning off audiences and pushing them to trust media less and care less about the world is the application of constructive journalism. More
A winning strategy for radio stations must consider the listener, brand. Content and promotion. They must learn to understand and love their listeners who, after all, decide the shape of their brand. More
The use of virtual studio and virtual studio implantation technology is bringing a new visual experience for the TV audience, and providing new thinking and creative new tools for television producers. More
The ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific says costs, enormity of task, lack of government support and cooperation among stakeholders, and ever evolving technologies remain as some of the challenges in the migration from analogue to digital in the region. More