Media talent worth keeping an eye on
With Cambodia’s independent media in tatters, journalism students face a bleak future.For the idealistic young journalist who hoped to make change through their reporting, there are now few job options in Cambodia.
This is life as a fixer in Myanmar’s increasingly hostile media space.Arrested while assisting a pair of TRT journalists, Aung Naing Soe spent two months in prison last year. But he says the job is worth the risks.
As mistrust grows amid the Rohingya crisis, Myanmar tightens restrictions on foreign media.It's getting tougher on the ground. This is Victoria Milko's story.
If you want a career in journalism, this could be a good place to start.We asked some of Asia's top journalists and editors to share their best advice for aspiring young reporters.
Academics say Malaysia’s journalism schools are producing mediocre graduates.Some J-schools are adopting profit-driven models that teach students how to create advertorials and follow content templates.
Leading Millennials: Cristina Maza, freelance reporter"Once someone has the journalism bug, there isn’t much you can do to stop that person from reporting."
Leading Millennials: Didem Tali, freelance reporter"I became a financially sustainable freelance journalist by trial and error and figuring most things on my own. Being a freelance journalist is basically running a small business."
Leading Millennials: Robin Kwong, Financial Times"Make public commitments, and get others to help hold me accountable to them."
Leading Millennials: Kirsten Han, Freelance Reporter"Don’t take rejections to heart. Pitch rejections are par for the course."
Leading Millennials: Rebecca Pazos, SPH"I love the feeling of being the first to know something."
Leading Millennials: Elizabeth Law, Agence France-Presse"I was taught that if your work improves the life of just one person, you have done your duty in public service."
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