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A little means a lot to developing media

Success should be measured on the ground and by local values. Important developments for Vietnamese regional TV Representatives from NTV and the Lao Cai regional station sharing ideas An Nhan Nguyen Thi came rushing up to me, “Mr David, Mr David, we have done the task,” she said in her broken English. I was setting up for the first morning of a training course in Vinh, Vietnam, and participants were arriving. “Look,” she said as she brushed me aside and started to type her TV station’s URL in the browser on my computer. I waited as the site loaded. “There,” she said as a story page opened. She was showing me a news story on the NTV site with an embedded You Tube video.

Google Adsense running on an NTV news story embedded in their site Her boss, Ngoc, who doesn’t speak a word of English, came over and joined in. Everyone started to laugh. Early steps in a multimedia strategy. Helpingmedia : At the end of 7 days training ... Vietnamese to launch hyperlocal news show. The news team at NTV (Nghe An TV and Radio) has taken the first step in creating an hour-long breakfast news show using only existing resources.

Vietnamese to launch hyperlocal news show

Editors at NTV planning the format of the new show Currently, NTV has a 15-minute news bulletin in the morning, which goes head to head with the main news from VTV, the national channel. The problem is that if there is a big story in Nghe An province, VTV will have it covered. As a result, NTV had to come up with something different. Vietnamese to launch hyperlocal news show. Triple boost for Vietnamese regional TV station. TV viewers in the Dak Lak province of Vietnam are now enjoying a new breakfast news and current affairs show, devised three months ago and launched a month later.

Triple boost for Vietnamese regional TV station

Vietnamese broadcasters adapting for a digital future. DRT, Dak Lak Radio and Television, in Buon Ma Thuot A number of Vietnamese regional broadcasters are preparing for the switch to digital, with the help of journalism trainers and media consultants enlisted by the Fojo Media Institute.

Vietnamese broadcasters adapting for a digital future

I have just returned from two weeks providing journalism training and media strategy advice to TV and radio managers and journalists in the Central Highlands of Vietnam, and in the northern coastal area of the country. Journalism training manual published in Vietnamese. A booklet containing a dozen training modules for radio and television journalists has been produced in order to help those attending media workshops at a number of Vietnamese regional TV stations.

Journalism training manual published in Vietnamese

Long Prison Terms for ‘Dissident’ Vietnam Bloggers. After attending a training course in Bangkok organized by Vietnam Reform Party or Viet Tan, 14 people were arrested by Vietnam authorities for allegedly participating in “activities aimed at overthrowing the people's administration.”

Long Prison Terms for ‘Dissident’ Vietnam Bloggers

The arrested individuals were mostly Catholic students, bloggers, and human rights activists. Last January 9, a local court found them guilty of subversion by citing Article 79 of the penal code. Long prison sentences were handed out to the convicted individuals: RWB can prove innocence of convicted blogger Paulus Le Son. Reporters Without Borders is appalled at the groundless verdict handed down yesterday by a court in northern city of Vinh against eight bloggers and cyber dissidents.

RWB can prove innocence of convicted blogger Paulus Le Son

They were among a total of 14 Catholic activists sentenced to between three and 13 years’ imprisonment. The press freedom organization is in a position to prove the innocence of the blogger Paulus Le Son, accused of participating in the activities of the Viet Tan opposition party in Bangkok in 2011. “We have proof that the Vietnamese authorities use false pretexts to convict bloggers that criticize them,” it said in a statement.

“Paulus Le Son did not attend a Viet Tan event between 25 and 30 July 2011 for the simple reason that he was attending a training course organized by Reporters Without Borders in Bangkok. The course, aimed at bloggers from various countries in South East Asia, was on the management and e-reputation of social networks. What happened on the day of the Appeal Hearing for the members of The Free Journalist Network. Nguyen Hoang Vi - Passing the watching eyes of the security agents who were surrounding my house to attend the trial was difficult.

What happened on the day of the Appeal Hearing for the members of The Free Journalist Network

The night before the appeal hearing I did not sleep because I was just afraid that if I closed my eyes to sleep I might wake up late. I laid in bed waiting for the morning light. 4:00 AM I felt insecure, restless, and worried that security police might know where I stayed and would barricade me inside. Strange noises outside of the door worried me. I sat up, turned on the lights and my laptop to read the Bible and prayed. I repeatedly recited the passage of Peace. 5:30 AM, I opened the door and stepped outside to ensure everything was peaceful. After my morning coffee, at about 8:00 AM I walked by the court house and saw only security agents standing around the place. A little past 8:00 AM I walked from the intersection of Pasteur and Ly Tu Trong Streets to Co Da park, across from the Court. Civil Rights Defenders – Vietnam tightens grip on bloggers. A high profile appeals hearing against Dieu Cay and two other bloggers, in Ho Chi Minh City on 28 December, show that heavy-handed muffling of dissenting opinions continues in Vietnam.

Civil Rights Defenders – Vietnam tightens grip on bloggers

Civil Rights Defenders call on the Vietnamese authorities to release all peaceful bloggers and to respect the right to freedom of expression. The Supreme People’s Court upheld the long prison sentences of the lower court against bloggers Nguyen Van Hai, also known as Dieu Cay, and Ta Phong Tan, 12 and 10 years respectively, for anti-state propaganda. A third blogger, Phan Thanh Hai, the only one who had confessed earlier, had his sentence reduced from four to three years. Court upholds long jail sentences for bloggers on appeal. Reporters Without Borders condemns the rulings that courts issued today in the cases of three bloggers – Nguyen Van Hai (also known as Dieu Cay), Ta Phong Tan and Phan Thanh Hai (also known as Anhbasaigon) – and yesterday in the case of Nguyen Van Khuong, an investigative journalist also known as Hoang Khuong.

Court upholds long jail sentences for bloggers on appeal

The organization also condemns yesterday’s arrest of the blogger and activist Le Quoc Quan and calls for his immediate release. “Dieu Cay, Ta Phong Tan and Anhbasaigon did nothing to deserve these sentences,” Reporters Without Borders said. Ensuring quality over quantity for Vietnamese journalism. Vietnam - TV and Radio Training Dak Lak : un album sur Flickr. Vietnam blogger's mother 'dies in self-immolation' *Free* Lê Quốc Quân. Vietnamese bloggers attacked by "gangster agents" Dân Làm Báo gửi đến các bạn trong thôn bản tiếng Anh về vụ việc công an côn đồ hành hung các bloggers của chúng ta. Mong các bạn tiếp tay email, chuyển đến các cơ quan, tổ chức, cá nhân cũng như trên các trang blog, diễn đàn, FB, Tweet. Dân Làm Báo cũng gửi bản báo cáo này đến các cơ quan nhân quyền và truyền thông quốc tế. On July 1, 2012, Blogger Vi Hoang Nguyen participated in a demonstration against China, where she was interrogated and illegally arrested by Vietnamese national security agents.

After the incident, she was followed daily by secret agents who captured photographs of her every move. Friday, July 13, 2012, was no exception. About 50 Vietnamese bloggers, including Vi Hoang Nguyen, were gathered at Huong Dong Restaurant 4 (Binh Thanh District, Saigon) to celebrate the birthdays of bloggers Tien Kim Trinh, Trang Dem, and Hang Minh Bui. After they left the party, the car of Vi Hoang Nguyen, Hang Bui, Lee Nguyen, Quyet Le and Mrs.

Facebook’s foreign foes: five countries to conquer for new growth. Newspapers in Vietnam and the Caucasus benefit from sharing ideas. Vietnam: State of Social Media one year after Facebook block. When Vietnam blocked Facebook, everyone was talking about a smaller China. One year after the government's endeavor, Facebook Vietnam tells another story. Not only does Vietnam remain on the list of 10 countries with the fastest growth of Facebook users, Facebook marketing is enjoying a boom in this country with Facebook marketing agencies mushrooming all over Internet. Why do Vietnameses till use Facebook even after the government blocked it? The answer is simple: Because they can. If users in China have to pay for a VPN and go through a painful process to gain access to Facebook and other blocked websites, people in Vietnam just need to change their DNS settings and enjoy a full Internet experience for free.

According to FBMan, a tool built by Nguyen Thanh Long, ePi Technologies’ VP of Marketing, to track the size and growth of Vietnam's Facebook fanpage using Facebook API, the largest fanpage in Vietnam currently has 484,000 likes. How many people in Vietnam are using Twitter, Zing me, go.vn and Facebook. Become a global media brand in 60 minutes.

Journalism training without gimmicks. Between the Lines: Wave of independent journalism breaking over Vietnam. Whoever said that newspapers are dying hasn't been to Vietnam lately. I'm just back from two weeks of training young journalists in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, and not only print media but the profession in general is thriving. This may come as news to those who equate a relatively closed political system with a compliant and monotonal press. But in Vietnam, as in China, another doctrinaire communist state, the move toward a market economy has made rigid censorship impossible. There are just too many businesses and other groups that need the free exchange of information to compete in the global economy. Interested in measuring how media is helping media? Apply to be Director of Research and Learning at the Internews Center for Innovation and Learning.

Viet Nam urged to release jailed blogger.