Radio has given me great pleasure over the years – not only as a listener, but as a presenter, producer, programme manager and general manager. In my 30 years of broadcasting, I have watched the humble radio develop into a sophisticated device capable of delivering information to a variety of media platforms. Digital radio has opened-up new opportunities for stations to become more creative and specialised using text, sound and vision.
The United Nations launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015. For different countries in the Asia-Pacific region to meet their commitments under the Paris Agreement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, it will require a great deal of engagement with the public and other stakeholders via the media.
Success of broadcasters in the digital age requires knowing their audiences and consumption behaviour well, one of four key steps to ensure their audiences believe in their products and services, according to Mr Klaus Bergmann, Head of International Relations at Deutsche Welle, Germany.
Speaking to participants of the 16th Asia Media Summit in Cambodia, Mr Bergmann said broadcast networks must know what devices their viewers use and find where they are in order to tailor programmes to their needs.
AIBD and Lao National Radio organised an In-Country workshop on Mobile Journalism in Vientiane, Laos PDR from 27 to 31 November 2018. The workshop was designed for media practitioners of Laos working in Radio, TV and Print media. Representatives from the Police, Army, NGOs and civil society also attended the workshop.
On 3rd October 2018, thirty-one Asia Pacific journalists gathered at ASEAN Data Analytics eXchange (ADAX) hall, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur, to participate in a 3 days Regional
A four days In-Country workshop on Creative Content Development (CCD), which focuses on the big “HOW”, was successfully concluded in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. Jointly organized by Radio Television Brunei (RTB), Darussalam Enterprise (DARe) and The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadc
The Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is a digital radio standard that has been designed by broadcasters and for broadcasters, with the active assistance and participation of both transmitter and receiver manufacturers and regulatory bodies.
Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation - MBC is the public broadcaster in Mauritius entrusted with serving nearly four hundred households. Mauritius is one of the countries in the African region to make transition from analogue television to digital quite early.
Our heartfelt condolences on the demise of Mr Marcel Gomez , a dear friend and valued colleague.
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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