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Thursday, October 8 • 16:30 - 17:30
Covering China: Tips and Best Practices

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China is now the world's second largest economy and its actions affect the world. The People's Republic poses unique challenges for investigative journalists. Here are three perspectives from veteran journalists both inside and outside of China. Two Chinese will give their experiences covering the environment and government corruption. And the Financial Times' Christine Spolar led a data-driven investigation into stock manipulation involving Chinese solar company Hanergy, using reporters in Hong Kong, China, and London.

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Ying Chan

Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying Chan is an editorial and media consultant, China expert, educator and journalist, and e-learning advocate. She is the founding director and professor (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, and the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. Under her leadership, the JMSC became the hub of pan-Asian journalism serving to promoting journalism standards, freedom of expression and digital innovation... Read More →

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Christine Spolar

Investigative editor, Financial Times
Christine Spolar is the investigations editor at the Financial Times. She began the investigations team in 2011 and works with reporters in London, the US, Europe and China. A series on Chinese investment in Europe was among those honoured as Business Team of the Year at the British... Read More →
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Wei Zhou

Producer, BBC
Wei Zhou is a BBC Producer based in Beijing. Before joining the BBC, she has been an investigative reporter for Southern Metropolis Daily and CaiXin Magazine, with a focus on corruption and power abuse. She has covered how China's erstwhile President Hu Jintao's aid Ling Jihua and... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 16:30 - 17:30 CEST
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