Make New Technologies a Force for Good - UN Chief

Submitted by nabeel on Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:53

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urges broadcasters and other media stakeholders to ensure new technologies are accessible, as almost half of the world’s population is still not on-line. At the same time, he said these technologies must be affordable and a force for good.

“…These new technologies and platforms are sometimes misused to manipulate people and to fuel violence and hatred”, Mr Guterres said in a message to broadcasters attending the 16th Asia Media Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Media Executives Urged to Craft Future Winning Strategies

Submitted by nabeel on Tue, 06/11/2019 - 17:45

Ms Nathalie Labourdette, Head of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Academy, urged executives from the media industry to develop future winning strategies and new visions to meet the needs of the fast changing media landscape.

“Media leaders should be fit for the future to drive innovation and change in the industry”, Ms Labourdette said during the opening of the AIBD/EBU Academy Master Class on Leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 10-11 June 2019.

WORLD TV AWARDS - SHORTLIST 2019

Submitted by leeza on Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:00

The finalist for World TV Awards 2019 has been selected. The entries come from 15 countries and winner from each category will receive a cash prize of USD 5000, a trophy and a certificate. The winners will be announced at the 2019 Asia Media Summit Awards ceremony in Siem Reap, Cambodia on Thursday 13th June.

 

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INNOVATE 4 CLIMATE 2019 MEDIA FELLOWSHIP

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 15:30

 

 

 Journalists are invited to apply to participate in an exciting five-day programme to explore the latest in climate innovation at a World Bank Group hosted event held from 3-7 June 2019 in Singapore at Sands Expo Convention Centre 

Deadline: 13 May 2019

 

EB Impact, the non-profit arm of Eco-Business, in partnership with the World Bank Group invites working journalists, in particular from developing countries in Asia, to apply for this media programme.

War Journalism Awards

Submitted by admin on Tue, 05/07/2019 - 14:16

rt awardsRT is now accepting entries for the 2019 Khaled Alkhateb Memorial Awards, an annual international competition that recognizes the best journalism from conflict zones. The competition, now in its second year, was established in honor of RT Arabic freelancer, Khaled Alkhateb, who died in 2017 while reporting from Syria.

Who will be the next World TV Award Winners?

Submitted by leeza on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 17:37

The jurors are gathered in Kuala Lumpur for the 2-day judging session of the World TV Awards 2019. As last year, this year’s judging panel comprise industry experts, media professionals and senior TV producers. 

Among the countries that entered the competition are; Bangladesh, Brunei, Fiji, Germany, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Korea, Maldives, Mauritius, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

There are two categories for the World TV Awards:

CATEGORY HUMANITY: The Best TV Documentary on Technology and Humanity – The Impact

Who will be the next World TV Award Winners?

Submitted by leeza on Thu, 05/02/2019 - 17:30

The jurors are gathered in Kuala Lumpur for the 2-day judging session for the World TV Awards 2019. As last year, this year’s judging panel comprise industry experts, media professionals and senior TV producers. 

Among the countries that entered the competition are; Bangladesh, Brunei, Fiji, Germany, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Korea, Maldives, Mauritius, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

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