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24-25 July 2018 – Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam

The theme for the 2018 GNF will be “News In The Digital Age” hosted by VTV-Vietnam . The first GNF was hosted by KBS Korea in Seoul, in 2013 and the second GNF was hosted by NHK, Japan in Sendai, in 2015.The third GNF was hosted by Mediacorp in Singapore in 2017.

This will be the fourth Global News Forum in which News directors, producers reporters and decision-makers in Asia- Pacific will get together with news leaders from across the globe to grapple with mutual challenges with the advent of the digital wave. We believe that decision makers in Newsrooms including Heads of News will benefit from this major news dialogue. 

We are expecting over 150 international news leaders, decision-makers and senior journalists to get together in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to discuss about “News In The Digital Age”.

In addition to an international news dialogue, the 2018 GNF will address the following interesting topics: 

vThe End of Monopoly on Information : Social Media –Disruptive or Constructive

vFake News : A Friend or Rival ?

vMedia Ethics in Digital World

vKeeping Audiences : Building Trust and Credibility

vWinning New Audiences : News for Young Generation

vMembers Success / Failure Stories

vIs Your Newsroom Ready for the Climate Change

The Global News Forum is open to ABU members, partners and all other news stakeholders. This is a unique opportunity to meet with news leaders in Asia- Pacific region. 

The Global News Forum will be held at the Grand Hotel Saigon. Please find attached the registration form. 

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