SOUTHEAST ASIA MEDIA TRAINING NETWORK

The project is aimed at strengthening free, independent and professional journalism while supporting freedom of expression. In Southeast Asia the project aims to strengthen the capacity of mid-career journalism training institutions in a regional network that initially covers Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam through the following approaches:

  • Active community building
    Members develop a common vision that will promote a cohesive, mutually supportive active network that grows over time to promote and sustain the standards of professional media training. They will then have the potential to act as a driving vehicle for democratic media development in the region.
  • Knowledge management and sharing
    Members are enabled to directly draw on each other’s expertise and exchange experiences, and learn from each other in a peer-to-peer network on topics such as the implementation of training needs assessments and the further development of standards abd curricula.
  • Resource mobilisation
    The network taps into regional media training expertise and knowledge for capacity development and digital security.

Project outcomes & Highlights

  • Establishment of a regional mechanism for peer-to-peer learning and regional cooperation, including partners from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.
  • Increasing network members’ understanding of the significance of regional and cross-border reporting on issues of regional relevance, such as environment and climate change and gender equality.
  • Network members are expected to manage mid-career training institutes efficiently and effectively
  • Network members offer systematic high-quality mid-career training to media practitioners in the region, meeting contemporary needs of the media industry.

STORIES FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA

Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) is Essential for Efficient Organizational Development

Staff from Myanmar Journalism Institute (MJI) went through a 2-day training on “Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E)” from 23-24 September, at MJI’s office in Yangon. It...

Celebrating “International Day to Access to Information”

The International Day for the Universal Access to Information (A2I) last Saturday, September 28th, has been known as International Right to Know Day since...

Community radio inspires young people in rural Myanmar

In a country such as Myanmar, marked by transition and deep wounds following five decades of military dictatorship, community radio – made by the...

Mobile Journalism brings out hope and confidence for youth in refugee camp

During the digital transformation, many newsrooms have to shift their nature of newsrooms and reporting methods from traditional to multimedia reporting style, in which...

Fundraising Training in Hanoi: A fresh breeze of inspiration

Vietnam Journalism Training Centre was carrying a hope to have an independent funding source into the three-day workshop - and had their hopes strengthened.

PARTNERS

REPORTS & PUBLICATIONS

Journalism, ‘fake news’ and disinformation (Vietnamese)

This new handbook on fake news, published by Unesco, is a timely resource and highly topical subject for all those who practice or teach...

Journalism, ‘fake news’ and disinformation (English)

This new handbook on fake news, published by Unesco, is a timely resource and highly topical subject for all those who practice or teach...

Women and Media in Cambodia 2018

A study on how to handle Gender issues in Cambodia media industry. Published: 2018-07-04 Language: English File size: 1MB View and download >>

Women and the Media in Vietnam

Published: 2018 Language: English File size: 2MB View and download >>

Gender in Myanmar News 2017

The results of the Gender in Myanmar News study aim to fill a gap in the media development process in Myanmar. This report has been...

A changing Asian media

This report presents the findings of an assessment of the current media environment in South and Southeast Asia with the ambition of identifying key...

Planning to train

Author: Kevin Burden Language: English File size: 2MB View and download >>

Media deveolpment in Myamnar (2016)

Published: 2016-11-07 Language: English Editor: Helle Wahlberg Writer: Susan Cunningham File size: 1.2MB View and download >>

Gender in Myanmar News 2016

The research from November 2016 is focused not only on Yangon but represents what is happening in the states and divisions, an almost unexplored...

STAFF

Nai Nai

Interim Programme Manager and Editor Southeast Asia

Kalyan Sann

Programme Coordinator Cambodia and Laos

Hoa Ta Quynh

Programme Coordinator Vietnam

Yu Lwin Soe

Programme Coordinator Myanmar

Sofie Gullberg

International Programme Coordinator

Email:sofie.gullberg@lnu.se

Phone:+46 480 44 64 09

Mobile:+46 730 83 64 09

Skype:sofie.byrnes.gullberg