- Director and Professor, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Formerly, Staff Reporter, New York Daily News. 2003-11, Founding Dean, School of Journalism and Communications, Shantou Univ., China. Currently, Journalism Professor and Founding Director, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, Univ. of Hong Kong. Board Member, Media Development Investment Fund. Member, Steering Cttee, Global Forum for Media Development. 2004-09, Board Member, Peabody Awards for electronic media. Awards: Nieman Fellow, Harvard Univ. (1996); George Polk Award for journalistic excellence; Int'l Press Freedom Award, Cttee to Protect Journalists; Lifetime Achievement Award, Asian American Journalists Assoc. (2013). Research interests: media and development; ownership and digital transformation in China media; investigative journalism; media and journalism education; professional practices of journalism.