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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.

Moderators
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Ying Chan

Founder & Honorary Professor, Hong Kong University
Ying is a writer, educator, and the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, at Hong Kong University. As an academic unit of HKU, the JMSC offers professional graduate and undergraduate degrees in journalism, and MPhil and PhD degrees. She was also the founding dean (2003-2011) of the journalism school at Shantou University in China. | Prior to joining HKU in 1998, Ying Chan spent 23 years working as a... Read More →

Speakers
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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 Press Awards in 2015. She has been a foreign correspondent and an investigative reporter and she has worked in television, web and print.
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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 Ling's siblings' tangled web of business, which won CaiXin's Best Cover Story of the Year. She has also covered how top Chinese military officials colluded with real... Read More →


Thursday October 8, 2015 16:30 - 17:30
Lillehammer 3 (Presentations/Panels)

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