Apr 6: Media training basics

Journalism & Media Studies Centre invite you to

Shanghai Public Lecture

Media training basics: 7 tips on how (and how not) to get your message out

Longtime Associated Press reporter Angela Doland shares a journalist’s perspective on how business people, PR executives and anyone else can get their message to media effectively. How can you avoid being misquoted? What do you say on camera when you don’t know the answer to a question? And what exactly are the ground rules when talking “off the record?”

Angela Doland

Angela Doland

About the speaker:

Angela Doland is a Shanghai-based journalist who has reported from Europe, Asia and Africa. In China, she contributes to outlets including Advertising Age and CNN Travel. Previously, she worked for 12 years as a Paris correspondent for Associated Press, covering events from the Concorde crash to the Cannes Film Festival, from terrorism in Morocco to a royal coronation in Monaco. She once flew to Tahiti to chase a missing basketball star; on another assignment, she joined Italian priests for an exorcism workshop. Doland holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

 

Date: April 6, 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Venue: HKU Shanghai Study Centre, 1st Floor Lecture Hall, 298 North Suzhou Road (北苏州路298号) Hongkou District, Shanghai.
Speaker: Angela Doland, Associated Press reporter
Language: English
Cost: Free
Registration is required

Please click here to register online or email JMSCSH@hku.hk to reserve a place.