Internet freedom vs. regulation in Asia Pacific

Internet freedom vs. regulation in Asia Pacific

SEOUL (June 23, 2012) —Speaking on Internet freedom in Asia and the Pacific at the East-West Center International Media Conference, constitutional law professor Kyungsin Park painted the Korean Internet as a chaotic mire where government policies can harm innocent users, …

Silencing Journalists

Silencing Journalists

SEOUL (June 23, 2012) – “A real problem throughout the world is the ultimate silencing of journalists — journalists are killed for doing their jobs,” said Patricia Smith, Global Journalist editor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, during …

Foreign correspondents tell tales of getting the tough stories

Foreign correspondents tell tales of getting the tough stories

SEOUL (June 23, 2012) —Veteran NPR correspondent Julie McCarthy told a gripping account of reporting in Pakistan to a packed audience Saturday at an East-West Center International Media Conference  session at which foreign correspondents shared tales of getting the tough …

New media jump barriers to censorship

New media jump barriers to censorship

SEOUL (June 22, 2012) — Three journalists from three different countries, some who double as activists, explained how digital media has triumphed over censorship and the obstacles to free speech they encounter in their respective countries. Although the three nations …

Covering North Korea: tweets

Covering North Korea: tweets

Selected live-tweets about the panel on covering North Korea, with panelists from Associated Press and the DailyNK website, and a journalist who defected from North Korea in 2002.

Social media and elections

Social media and elections

SEOUL (June 22, 2012) — Most members of the media are aware of the role that social media networks like Twitter and Facebook play in shaping modern journalism, but people may be less aware of social media’s impact on politics …

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