N3CON SEOUL 2015
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Opening Reception @ Google Korea
Kick off N3CON in style with a discussion on using YouTube for newsrooms. Friday, May 22nd at 7PM
How to Report on North Korea
A discussion on the challenges of covering one of the most closed and unpredictable nations in the world.
State Media: Government Mouthpieces?
Where does one draw the line between propaganda and journalistic integrity? How does working at a government outlet affect one’s career? A discussion on state-run media in Asia.
Data Journalism & Best Practices
With more digital data sources available than ever before, crafting a powerful story out of data can be a rewarding endeavor… if you know where to look.
Future of Digital Content
Which newsrooms will survive in a future where content will be made for online distribution? As lines blur between content makers and journalists how do you navigate this new terrain?
Asia Startup Boom
What makes the startup landscape in Asia unique? And what do journalists need to know about the tech ecosystem to create accurate and compelling coverage of this epicenter of global growth?
What’s Your Social Strategy?
In this era, not only do organizations have to develop a digital social network strategy, individual journalists must maintain their online presence. How do you develop your own SNS brand and which tools do you use that are most effective?
Media Freedom Under Attack
As stories and coverage cross borders via digital platforms, how have traditional powers clamped down on media freedom? Find out how journalists are exposed to new liabilities, pressures and threats in a new digital media age. What are the strategies to protect one’s integrity and livelihood?
Women & Leadership in Journalism
As a woman in the newsroom, how does one transition from a new recruit to a position holding great authority? What mistakes based on the male path towards success should be avoided along the way? Find out how others have broken through mixed messages on gender to find freedom to discover your own leadership strengths.
Covering K-pop and the Korean Wave
Fans across the world have been captivated by Korean music, movies, tv shows, celebrities food and fashion. How does one bring a fresh angle to the so-called ‘Korean Wave’ story line? How do you secure great interviews and get access to the oftentimes barricaded world of the Korean entertainment industry?
Deep Dive: Digital Media Skills Workshop
A series of three hands-on workshops offering peer-to-peer training in digital media skills to help you stay competitive in the digital newsroom. 1) Human-centered design, 2) Video Journalism and 3) Mixed Media Storytelling
Diversity in Asia
What does diversity mean in Asia? How do cultures collide and collaborate in newsrooms across the region? How does a foreign correspondent navigate culture shock? How does life as a long-term expat journalist change your perceptions of diversity?
Job Hunting Do’s and Don’ts
The career landscape is evolving, and the job search is evolving along with it. Personal brand, social media, digital footprint – what does it all mean? We’ll teach you how to stand out — online, in print and in person.
Gravitas: Elevate Your Presence to Success
A special leadership workshop from LEAP, Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics.
For members only, schedule a one-on-one session with one of our senior AAJA members who will serve as your own personal resume doctor!
AAJA-Google Digital Journalism Award
In partnership with the award’s sponsor Google, AAJA is looking for the best and brightest work that tells the continuing story and issues of how our society continues to evolve in the physical and digital world.
Korean Cooking Class
Have a taste of Korea during the N3con weekend! A professional chef will guide you through the Korean market and have your mouth filled with delicious Korean food. Limit to 4 participants!
Visit the most heavily guarded border in the world, the Korean DMZ. The 2.5 mile-wide and 160 mile-long border divides the peninsula into North Korea and South Korea. As a participant of N3Con 2015 Seoul, we hope you take advantage of this rare opportunity.
Limited to a group of 10 people, get to meet the bureau chiefs and staff of the top news making agencies in South Korea! Sign up through Eventbrite. Free to conference registrants.
Need some recommendations on where to eat? We’ve compiled the following list for you! Feel free to explore the wonderful food here in Korea!