Keyword: oz prize 2014
"Pent-up grievances are being unleashed," say Reuters journalists of the sectarian violence in Myanmar. For its coverage, Reuters won Asia Society's 2014 Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism in Asia.
"For women in villages, traditional codes of conduct can still trump the laws of the state," says Osborn Elliot Prize finalist Gordon Fairclough of the Wall Street Journal.
"We do not expect the situation for the Rohingya to improve," says an AP journalist who covered some of the most shocking sectarian conflict in Myanmar.
"I doubt anything in my journalism career will match my decade in Asia," the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist said.
"Water is increasingly becoming a battlefront within Pakistan," says Karachi-based Alizeh Kohari. "It seems we're always confronted with the prospect of a deluge or a desert here."
New York Times journalist Ian Johnson, a finalist for this year's Osborn Elliott Prize for Excellence in Journalism on Asia, discusses the double-edged sword of Chinese urbanization.