Overview

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The Asia Journalism Fellowship is an initiative of Temasek Foundation and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. It brings journalists from across Asia to NTU’s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information for three months of learning and exchange.

Away from the deadline pressures of their jobs, Fellows pursue their intellectual interests in one of Asia’s leading universities. The semi-structured programme is designed to sharpen professional skills and deepen understanding of trends in media and communication. It also provides access to key newsmakers in Singapore’s public sector, business community and civil society, offering insights into the challenges faced by one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan hub cities.

Journalism across Asia is undergoing rapid change. For journalists committed to making a positive difference, AJF provides the chance to catch your breath and develop your capacities.
 

AJF Directors

ALAN JOHN“There’s a greater pressure than ever before to do journalism well, to show that what we do is worth paying for, and to demonstrate how journalists are different than the online crowd that can be reckless and disregard facts.” – ALAN JOHN  (Interview)

 CHERIAN GEORGE“Journalists everywhere long for the time to reflect more deeply on their profession and the issues they cover. AJF offers experienced journalists from the region some quality time to prepare for the next stage of their professional careers.” – CHERIAN GEORGE

 

 

More on what you can expect


2010 Fellows at one of the regular seminars.

2010 Fellows at one of the regular seminars.

New media guru Dan Gillmor’s workshop, 2011.

New media guru Dan Gillmor’s workshop, 2011.

AJF's growing network keeps in touch through social media as well as periodic reunion events.

AJF’s growing network keeps in touch through social media as well as periodic reunion events.

 

 

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