International Media Development Projects:

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Fiji – Promoting Free and Independent Media 2010-2012

A projected sponsored by The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, U.S. Department of State

Developing and Teaching University of the South Pacific Course in Television Journalism

Workshop on blogging for journalism students

Fiji TV; Advising and Assisting Fiji TV Reporters on Documentary Productions   

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In July 2009 Robert Hooper addressed the Pacific Media Summit on Media Freedom in Port Vila, Vanuatu, hosted by Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Edward N. Natapei. The Summit was called by the Pacific Islands News Association to confront the crisis in Fiji following a military coup and the imposition of draconian restrictions on press freedoms.  Journalists from 12 Pacific island nations participated in the Media Summit in the final week of July.  Professor Hooper also conducted intensive courses in broadcast journalism and news reporting for journalists and news editors of Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television, the nation’s national broadcaster.  


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Mekong River

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Media Training Projects in Jakarta and Padang

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Slovak Republic

Slovak Television Reporters Attend Seminars by U.S. Investigative Journalist Robert Hooper

American television producer and international educator Robert Hooper visited Slovakia from June 13 – June 22 to lead investigative journalism seminars around the country and participate in the 14th International Festival of Television Broadcasters in Kosice.

Read the story on the Embassy website.

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Training Programs at Universiti Sains Malaysia

Development of new film and television courses and curricula including a Masters program in film and tv production for the University Sains Malaysia (Science University of Malaysia) in Penang.  Training and mentoring of new film faculty and students.

TV 3 segment of film instruction at Universiti Sains Malaysia Feb. 25, 1990

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American Samoa Public Broadcasting KVZK-TV

View clip of Fa’afiafiga produced by KVZK-TV Pago under a training grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Training Supervisor, Robert Hooper.

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As a Fulbright Senior Scholar to Fiji in 1994, Professor Hooper helped launch the first broadcast journalism course at the University of the South Pacific and trained the staff of Fiji Television News.

Media Center, University of the South Pacific, Suva

Media Center, University of the South Pacific, Suva

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Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development, Malaysia

In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Hooper  trained broadcasters at the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development.  He has also worked with many broadcast entities and cultural organizations including: Bernama, NTV-7, TV-3, KDI, and Radio Television Malaysia (RTM).

RTM Documentary Production Workshop

RTM Documentary Production Workshop


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