The SOUTHEAST ASIAN MEDIA STUDIES ASSOCIATION (SEAMSA) is an international, non-profit, non-government community of academics, researchers, media practitioners, and institutions who are actively committed to the study and research on the mass media of the Southeast Asian region, which is comprised of the countries Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Viet Nam.
Founded in 2017 by a group of young media scholars from the region, SEAMSA has aimed to be at the forefront of Southeast Asian media studies and research.
SEAMSA seeks to be the leading organization for the study and research of the mass media of the Southeast Asian region.
The mission of SEAMSA is to contribute to the promotion, growth, development, and popularization of the study and research of Southeast Asian mass media.
The organization is based in the Philippines.