International Mother Earth Day is celebrated worldwide on the 22nd of April to support the environmental protection and to recognize the saviours of mother nature. This year the theme is “Protect our species” and has a focus on saving species which are on the verge of extinction due to climate change, deforestation, pollution and illegal poaching.
Roland Husson is the Counsellor for cooperation and cultural affairs, French Embassy in Malaysia. Although a career diplomat he is not new to media industry. He served as the Head of Public Service Broadcasting Service of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication. From 2010-2014 he served as the Deputy Director of Audio-Visual Policy under the French Ministry of Culture and Communication.
John Nery is an Associate Editor and Opinion Columnist at the Philippine Daily Inquirer, the largest newspaper in the Philippines; from 2014 to 2017, he also served as editor in chief of its digital affiliate, Inquirer.net, in a concurrent capacity. He is is the author of "Revolutionary Spirit." Nieman 2012.
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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