The China Media Project is pleased to extend an invitation to our readers to attend a lecture on March 19 by Caijing chief editor Hu Shuli, one of China’s top journalists. Hu Shuli is the founding editor of Caijing, China’s leading finance and economics magazine. In this lecture, Hu Shuli will address the question of what role an independent-minded news magazine can play in a changing China.
“Ten Years at Caijing: Glimpsing the development of China’s media through one of the country’s leading news magazines”
Speaker: Hu Shuli, chief editor of Caijing
Lecture will be in Putonghua.
When: March 19, 2008 (Wednesday), 5:30pm to 7pm
Where: Foundation Chamber, Eliot Hall, the University of Hong Kong
Caijing, one of the mainstays of professional journalism in China, has for ten years pushed openness of information, watchdog journalism and accurate, in-depth news through its editorial philosophy of “independent, exclusive and original.” The magazine has had a major influence as a documenter of social change in China. It has also pioneered commercial reforms in China’s media. In this lecture, Hu Shuli will address the question of what role an independent-minded news magazine can play in a changing China.
About the Speaker:
Hu Shuli is the founding editor of Caijing, China’s leading finance and economics magazine. Ms. Hu started Caijing in April 1998. Under her leadership, Caijing has become one of China’s most respected business publications. Internationally recognized for her work in journalism, Ms. Hu was selected as one of BusinessWeek’s “50 Stars of Asia” in 2001 and named “International Editor of the Year” by the World Press Review in 2003. Ms. Hu was also recommended as the most powerful commentators in China by Financial Times in 2006. The Wall Street Journal listed her as one of the “Ten Women to Watch in Asia”. She was the winner of 2007 Louis Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism by Nieman Foundation at Harvard University.
THERE IS NO NEED TO RSVP FOR THIS LECTURE.
For further questions, please contact Rain Li at (852) 2219-4001