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Monday, November 24 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
China and Investigative Reporting

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As the world's second largest economy and an emerging superpower, China is one of the most important stories of our time. While the Chinese leadership has been tightening its grip on the media, a growing body of talented journalists, inside and outside the country, is pushing the envelope to conduct in-depth reporting. And as China becomes more engaged in the global economy, more information and data are becoming available. The panel will showcase the use of open-source records, official documents, and cross-border footprints to confirm identities and locate assets. Speakers will also share story ideas and explore collaboration possibilities.  

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Ying Chan

Professor, Journalist and Media Consultant
Ying Chan, Hong Kong/United States, is an editorial and media consultant, China expert, journalist, and e-learning advocate. She is the founding director and professor of the (1999-2016) of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, and the founding dean... Read More →

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Zhan Jiang

Professor, School of International Journalism and Communication, Beiijing Foreign Studies University
Prof. Zhan Jiang works at School of International Journalism and Communication, Beijing Foreign Studies University. He is also the adjunct professor at Sun Yat-Sen University and South China University of Technology. Prof. Zhan previously served as professor and director of Journalism... Read More →
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Ben Richardson

Freelance Journalist & Consultant, Independent Reporting on China
I quit my job as a Bloomberg News editor-at-large in March after 13 years at the company because the company spiked a 7-month investigative piece I was working on with Mike Forsythe (now of the NYT), Peter Hirschberg (now working for Reuters special reports team under Mike Williams... Read More →

Huang Zhimin

CTO, Caixin
Huang Zhimin is chief technology officer for Caixin, the Chinese business magazine.

Monday November 24, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm PST
Ballroom C

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