Course Description:
Crime, corruption, environmental destruction, the flow of money, goods and people are now all cross-border issues. This course is designed to equip students with the skills to find and research original, ground-breaking stories. It will cover digital research, using public records and databases to find stories, computer-assisted reporting, in-depth interviewing, beating the competition, and writing stories that make an impact. It will feature guest lecturers and students will report on live, cross-border stories.

Date: July 11 – 22 (Monday-Friday)
Time:
9.30 am – 1 pm
Course fee: $6,200
Download the syllabus here

Registration:
Register is FULL

 

Instructor:
Chan Pui-king, former editor-in-chief of Next Magazine who has lead teams on investigative projects involving political, corporate and business issues. She has nearly two decades of experience in media management and has written a guide on access to public information in Hong Kong that has become an authoritative reference for journalists.

Pre-requisites:
A basic understanding of journalism, acquired from school or work.

  • Working professionals (other than working journalists) should have experience in dealing with the press such as answering press enquiries or preparing press releases or statements
  • Students should have an understanding of the basic principles of journalism including the importance of accurate, fair and balanced reporting and  have a knowledge of writing a news report (including basic concepts such as the inverted pyramid and crafting a lead)

Recommended for students; from pre-college to university level.  A new session may be offered for working journalists; for enquiries please contact Kylie Chan at kyliec@hku.hk or 2219-4416.

June 30, 2011

July 11-22: MAP Course: Investigative Journalism in a Global World

Crime, corruption, environmental destruction, the flow of money, goods and people are now all cross-border issues. This course is designed to equip students with the skills to find and research original, ground-breaking stories. This public course is taught by Chan Pui King, former Editor-in-Chief of Next Magazine.
December 15, 2010

Sign Up for Summer Class: Investigative Journalism in a Global World

Investigative Journalism in a Global World is a Media Academy for Pros (MAP) course taught in the summer by Visiting Professor, Sheila Coronel, and Honorary Lecturer, Chan Pui King. The course looks at cross-border issues […]