Monday, Oct 21
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
How we produced ‘Student/Trafficked’, a Peabody Award-nominated story on human trafficking
12:30pm – 1:50pm
The Power of Video in Storytelling
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
Working with communities: How slower journalism can be more powerful.
From 66D to Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD: the attack on press freedom in Myanmar
Thursday, Oct 24
11am – 12:20pm
How I use data science to combat disinformation on the PTT bulletin board system
1:30pm – 3:30pm
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
Anatomy of a news story: from idea to page
Storytelling with spatial data: how we tell stories with maps and satellite images
Friday, Oct 25
3:30pm – 5pm
How I made my SOPA-winning Taiwan 2018 election interactive map
4:30pm – 6pm
The data dam: the difficulties of doing data-based journalism in Myanmar
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.