Schedule 2019

Monday, Oct 21

6:30pm-8pm

CVA 210

Natasha Khan

How to get a job in journalism: from the classroom to the newsroom

 

Natasha Khan will share her experiences on how she got a job in journalism shortly after graduating from a journalism Master's program and lead a discussion on how students can be best placed for a newsroom job after graduation.

Tuesday, Oct 22

11am – 12:20pm

CVA 703

Elroi Yee

How we produced ‘Student/Trafficked’, a Peabody Award-nominated story on human trafficking

12:30pm – 1:50pm

CVA 703

Chieu Luu

The Power of Video in Storytelling

3:45pm-5:30pm

WLB 103

Opening Forum

How is digital innovation changing investigative journalism in Asia?

All forum participants will discuss the impact digital innovation has had on investigative journalism and what they see for the future of news in Asia.

Wednesday, Oct 23

1:30pm – 2:50pm

CVA 1022

Elroi Yee

Working with communities: How slower journalism can be more powerful. 

3pm-4:30pm

CVA 1022

Victoria Milko

From 66D to Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD: the attack on press freedom in Myanmar

 

Thursday, Oct 24

11am – 12:20pm

CVA 702

Andy Lin

How I use data science to combat disinformation on the PTT bulletin board system

 

1:30pm – 3:30pm

CVA 517

Jin Wu

WORKSHOP: Data analysis: intro to R

 

This workshop is for students with no prior programming experience who want to learn how to analyze large datasets and generate quick graphics. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

4pm – 5:20pm

CVA 703

Natasha Khan

Anatomy of a news story: from idea to page

 

6:30pm –8pm

CVA 111

Jin Wu

Storytelling with spatial data: how we tell stories with maps and satellite images

 

Friday, Oct 25

3:30pm – 5pm

CVA 205

Andy Lin 

How I made my SOPA-winning Taiwan 2018 election interactive map

 

4:30pm – 6pm

CVA 702

Victoria Milko

The data dam: the difficulties of doing data-based journalism in Myanmar

 

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The HKBU-SOPA Award Winners Forum aims to enhance the standard of journalism education and journalistic practice in Hong Kong and the Greater China region by inviting a panel of SOPA-award winners to participate in lectures and discussions on the journalism profession.

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