THE following speakers addressed the participants during the first session:

  • Ying Chan, director of the Journalism and Media Studies Center at the University of Hong Kong (slides, audio, video)
    Asian Internet usage/access vis-à-vis trends restrictions on traditional media; Profiles, projections in Internet usage in Asia (from South Asia to Southeast Asia and China); The Internet as a primary source of news and info in Asia

For additional information, please visit the conference blog at Free Expression in Asian Cyberspace, or see the latest posts by blogger-participants through Technorati and Google Blog Search.

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Manuel L. Quezon III » The patriotism of the family

April 20th, 2006 at 7:30 am

[…] PCIJ has been live blogging the event: see their coverage of Session 1, and Session 2, and Session 3 of yesterday’s conference proceedings (I gave a talk during Session 3). […]


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April 23rd, 2006 at 5:17 am

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