- Director and Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Formerly, staff reporter for New York Daily News. 2003-11, Founding Dean, School of Journalism and Communications, Shantou University, China. Currently, Journalism Professor and Founding Director, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong. Board Member, Media Development Loan Fund. Member, Steering Committee, Global Forum for Media Development. 2004-09, Board Member, Peabody Awards for electronic media. Awards: 1996, Nieman Fellow, Harvard University; George Polk Award for journalistic excellence; International Press Freedom Award, Committee to Protect Journalists. Research interests: media and development; ownership and digital transformation in China media; investigative journalism; media and journalism education; professional practices of journalism.