Objectives and Activities

The AJNs programs fall into following broad categories:

  • Professional development programs for media professionals in Asian countries.
  • Cultural exchange programs and trainings for media people generally.
  • To promote research among Asian Journalism schools, institutions and universities.
  • To train the media persons, and prepare them according to need of the time.
  • To provide the platform for academics and media professionals to fill the gap between both industries.
  • To connects professionals and academics on one platform.
  • To cater the needs of professionalism in Asian countries to strengthen democracy and peace journalism.
  • To promote inter-faith dialogues and war reporting to promote peace and harmony through journalism.
  • To teach the effective use of social media for professional journalists.
  • To strengthen investigative and independent journalism in Asia region.
  • To encourage women work in media and minority reporting in the developing countries.
  • To promote free media and freedom of press in most dangerous countries of the world and particularly in Asian region.

The network works with like-minded international organizations committed to strengthening the capacity of news media to produce robust, independent, investigative, informed and peace journalism.