Media

We’re dedicated to improving coverage of Asia in the New Zealand media. We provide grants and journalism placements to help New Zealand journalists travel to – and learn more about – Asia. We also have information for journalists wanting to work in the region.

Limited media coverage of North Korea and its “pariah status” have made it difficult for outsiders to see the country as a real place, says Associated Press' Jean Lee.

Lee was recently in New Zealand to talk to audiences about opening an AP office in Pyongyang - the first Western news agency to do so - and covering news in North Korea.

Media
Deccan Herald intern Isobel Ewing in Bangalore

Field notes

Stories from our journalism interns and grant recipients about their time in Asia

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TVNZ crew in Japan covering a story about Japanese survivors of the Canterbury earthquake

Covering Asia

As a working journalist, what do you need to know before going to Asia? Consult our online country guide.

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Associated Press journalist Jean Lee, who works in Seoul and North Korea

Asia correspondents

Commentary from Asia journalists and media experts, as well as information from seminars linked to the journalism programme's activities

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