The ABU’s Global News Forum 2020 took the form of a webinar on the story-of-the-decade, entitled COVID-19 and the challenge to journalism. It was a virtual platform of support for Asiavision broadcasters as news leaders reflected on their many challenges and diverse experiences during the
There might be relatively few coronavirus cases in the Pacific but the impact of closed borders has been devastating for island countries who depend on tourism for much of their income.
The CEO of the Fijian Broadcasting Corporation, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, said business was terrible for the
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to keep borders closed and training online, Asiavision’s series of Virtual Workshops are also available as Targeted Training.
Originally, Script Writing (five modules) and Versatile Videos (four modules) were offered to Members in an Anytime Training model where journalists, producers and
On January 3, 2020, VTV posted the first Asiavision story on an emerging novel coronavirus outbreak, noting how “Vietnam’s Ministry of Health is working closely with the World Health Organisation (WHO), watching the pneumonia outbreak in China in order to devise suitable prevention measures.” This
There has been a very positive response to the release of Asiavision’s 2020 promo reel. Entitled ‘Asiavision: Where Storytellers Meet’, the four-minute video features many Members as it focuses on the essence of AVN’s News Exchange - helping Members tell the stories of the day
With Asiavision’s Training Strategy and its plan for In Country Training and Regional Workshops on hold for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, the News Department developed an initiative called Let’s Get Digital featuring Virtual Workshops for participants to access when they have time.
ABU President Mr Ryoichi Ueda (NHK, Japan) convened a press conference at NHK hall in Tokyo to announce the 2019 ABU General Assembly as well asthe ABU TV Song Festival, its first-ever time to be conducted in Japan.
Over 600 top executives from leading broadcast companies in Asia-Pacific and beyond gathered in Tokyo for a week of networking, sharing experiences and learning under the theme Building Trust: Enhancing Audience Experience.
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