Thank you for joining us to celebrate World News Day 2019 on September 28, 2019

Live Show — highlighting stories that make a difference

Exciting. Honest. Dangerous. Freedom. Bias. Propaganda. Truth. These were some of the answers from people asked to describe journalism in one word for a live video show to mark World News Day 2019. The video took a behind-the-scenes peek at how journalists cover everything from breaking news to exposing government corruption.

Coverage of World News Day 2019

Real News Matters Forum on September 28, 2019

Click here for the World News Day 2019 event programme

Event highlights

World News Day 2019
We celebrated the event on September 28 at Eneterprise Development Centre, ITE College central, Singapore. Here are some highlights.
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Asia Journalism Fellows share their experiences on October 2, 2019


Four Asian Journalism Fellows visited The Straits Times newsroom on October 2, 2019. They shared moving accounts of their experiences from covering the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka to Duterte’s drug war in the Philippines. 

  • Kalani Kumarasinghe, Deputy Features Editor, The Daily Mirror, Wijeya Newspapers Ltd
  • Victoria Tulad, Senior News Correspondent, GMA Network
  •  Maran Htoi Aung, Editor, Kachin Waves
  •  Tshering Palden, Chief Reporter, Kuensel