THE OUTLINE OF ASIAPRESS INTERNATIONAL
Title: ASIAPRESS International Company, Limited.
Representative: NONAKA Akihiro (producer, journalist)
Representative (Osaka Office): ISHIMARU Jiro (journalist, editor of Rimjin-gang Magazine)
Date of Foundation: October 1, 1987 (registered as Limited Company on June 10, 1994)
1) To bring forth independence of expression.
2) To launch independent journalistic activities without relying on any corporate capital or authorities.
3) To cooperate with journalists from all over Asia.
Development and distribution of journalistic photography and visual news clips;
development, production, and distribution of video programs; coverage, edition, and publication of magazines, books, and other publications; and, collection and distribution of information on Asia and the rest of the world.
Journalists and reporters cover countries not only in Asia but also Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Currently, ASIAPRESS emphasizes the following major projects supporting filmmakers and movie directors in China; publishing Rimjin-gang
ASIAPRESS journalists cover war -zones and conflict areas such as Palestine, Afghanistan and Iraq.
Journalists are obliged to have security lectures and trainings. Equipment preparations such as satellite communication devices, protections and body armour are well considered if deemed necessary.
Our principle is to place maximum priority on human life when journalists enter the conflict-zones.
TV STATIONS (JAPAN); NHK,NTV (Nippon TV), FujiTV, TBS, TV-ASAHI,TV Tokyo, MBS, ASAHI BROADCASTIG, KANSAI TV, TV OSAKA, Tokyo MXTV
TV STATIONS (WORLD); KBS(South Korea), MBC(South Korea), CNN(U.S), CBS(U.S),PBS(U.S), Channel 4(U.K), BBC(U.K), ABC(Australia), ARD(Germany), Canal+(France), Discovery Channel(U.S), New York Times TV(U.S), Al Hurra(Arabic Satellite) etc.
Radio(JAPAN); NHK, Nippon Broadcasting, TBS, Nippon Cultural Broadcasting, MBS, ABC, Radio Osaka, Radio Kansai
Newspapers-News agencies; Yomiuri, Asahi, Sankei, Mainichi, Kyodo News, Nikkei, etc.
Magazines; Weekly AERA, SAPIO, Sunday Mainichi, Bungei Shunjyu, Weekly Morning, Weekly Kin-youbi, NEWSWEEK, Weekly Gendai, Weekly Post, Weekly Friday, Weekly Flash, DAYS JAPAN, The Hankyoreh 21(Korea), Focus(Germany)
JOINT RESERCH STUDY PROGRAM:
ASIAPRESS is currently working together with universities and institutions for joint research on journalism and media activities. Journalists carry out a series of lectures at universities, and video-program producing lectures.
Kyoto Seika University