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Asia Pacific Center for Journalists

509 President Ma Ying-jeou meets with journalists in Taipei.The Asia Pacific Center for Journalistsat the East-West Center in Honolulu leads the region in the vast array of programs and resources it offers journalists on Asia Pacific issues, including 10 fellowship travel programs for American, Asian and Pacific island journalists; a news service providing diverse commentary and analysis on breaking and ongoing Asia Pacific stories; comprehensive, updated online news coverage of the Pacific islands; and quick access to the East-West Center's specialists and 50,000 alumni throughout the region.
  • Current information on journalism fellowships and exchanges offered by the East-West Center to provide media professionals with greater knowledge and understanding of the U.S.-Asia Pacific region through travel and dialogue.
  • East-West Wire : brief emailed reports with information, analysis and “quotable quotes” on the news of the day in the Asia-Pacific region and on U.S.-Asia Pacific issues. The reports include quick contact information for deadline interviews with international experts offering diverse perspectives.
  • News Releases provide information about current events, research,  publications, and other newsworthy developments at the EWC.
  • EWC in the News  provides links to the latest worldwide news coverage of the EWC and its specialists.
  • Directory to the East-West Center's international specialists on politics and security, economics and energy, environment and climate change, disaster prevention and management, population and health, education, arts and culture, and the Pacific Islands. Direct contact information included.
  • Pacific Islands Report : the definitive online news source of the Pacific Islands www.pireport.org, the PIR website has received more than 1.5 million unique hits since its inception in 1997. PIR offer these services to journalists on deadline:
    • A daily email service of story briefs
    • A wealth of story ideas below the radar of competing media
    • A searchable archive of PIR stories dating to 1997
    • Time zones, country profiles, government websites, and many other updated resources useful to a working journalist
  • Media briefings and exclusive op-eds by East-West Center experts can be provided on request.
  • Publications : free online publications on Asia-Pacific and U.S.-Asia Pacific issues written by East-West Center researchers and other experts. One series of particular interest to journalists – “Asia Pacific Issues” -- is written for non-specialist readers. Monthly email announcements of all new publications with links to many free documents are available via email by contacting ewcbooks@eastwestcenter.org and entering "subscribe" in the subject field.

Contact Information

East West Center
1601 East-West Road
Honolulu HI 96848-1601
Tel: (808) 944-7111
Website: www.EastWestCenter.org

Journalism Fellowships and Exchanges
Susan Kreifels, Media Programs Coordinator
Tel: (808) 944-7176
Fax: (808) 944-7600
Email: kreifels@eastwestcenter.org

Media Alumni
EWC Associates Office
Tel: (808) 944-7506
Email: alumni@eastwestcenter.org

Media Relations
Derek Ferrar, Media Relations Specialist
Tel: (808) 944-7204
Email: FerrarD@EastWestCenter.org

Pacific Islands Report
Scott Kroeker, PIR Editor
Tel: (808) 944-7721
Fax: (808) 944-7670
Email: KroekerS@EastWestCenter.org

Publication Sales Office
Tel: (808) 944-7145
Fax: (808) 944-7376
Email: ewcbooks@eastwestcenter.org
Web: www.eastwestcenter.org/publications

External Affairs
Karen Knudsen, Director
Tel: (808) 944-7195
Fax: (808) 944-7376
Email: knudsenk@eastwestcenter.org

 

 

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