Seven winners of the SOPA Awards share their insights and hands-on experience in journalism in the public forum


七位卓越新聞獎得主於公開論壇分享編採經驗

The exhibition showcases SOPA Award-winning images and videos from international news agencies and local media outlets


視覺新聞報道展覽展出選自國際新聞通訊社及本地傳媒機構的獲獎新聞圖片和錄像

Date: 02 Nov 2017 (Thursday)

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Seven winning journalists share experience in HKBU-SOPA Award Winner Forum

七位卓越新聞獎得主分享編採經驗

The Department of Journalism of the School of Communication invited seven winners of the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for Editorial Excellence, the Asian media industry’s most prestigious journalism award, to participate in the HKBU-SOPA Award Winners Forum from 23 to 27 October. Through a public forum, class sharing and group discussions, they shared their hands-on journalism experience in the digital age with students, University members, media professionals and the public.

The invited speakers were:
•    Mr Aun Pheap, Senior Reporter of The Cambodia Daily and winner of Excellence in Investigative Reporting award 2017;
•    Ms Nita Bhalla, Chief Correspondent in South Asia of Thomson Reuters Foundation and winner of Journalist of the Year 2017;
•    Ms Cheng Han-wen, Journalist of The Reporter and winner of Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award 2017;
•    Ms MinJung Kim, Head of Visuals (Asia) of The Wall Street Journal and winner of Excellence in Digital News Award 2016 ;
•    Ms Preetika Rana, Asia Corporate Reporter of The Wall Street Journal and winner of Excellence in Video Reporting Award 2017;
•    Ms Wei Meng, Data Visualisation Designer of Caixin Media and winner of Excellence in Journalistic Innovation Award 2017; and
•    Ms Huang Chen, leader of Data Visualisation Lab of Caixin Media and winner of Excellence in Journalistic Innovation Award 2017.

Ms S K Witcher, Chair of the SOPA 2017 Awards Editorial Committee and Deputy Asia Editor of The New York Times, and Professor Clayton MacKenzie, Provost of HKBU officiated at the opening ceremony on 24 October.

A visual journalism exhibition “Truth and Rights in a Digital World” is on display at the Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery until 12 November showcasing SOPA Award-winning photos, information graphics, cartoons and virtual reality 360-degree videos from 10 international news agencies and local media outlets including Reuters, The New York Times, Frontier Myanmar and South China Morning Post.

傳理學院新聞系主辦的「香港浸會大學─亞洲出版業協會‧卓越新聞獎得主論壇」於10月23日至27日舉行,邀得七位亞洲出版業協會卓越新聞獎得主參與一系列公眾論壇、課堂分享會及小組討論,分享在數碼時代新聞工作的經驗和心得。

七位卓越新聞獎得主包括:
•    Aun Pheap先生(《柬埔寨日報》高級記者,2017年卓越調查報導新聞獎得主)
•    Nita Bhalla女士(湯森路透基金會(南亞)首席通訊員,2017年年度新聞記者獎得主)
•    鄭涵文女士(台灣《報導者》記者,2017年卓越調查報導新聞獎得主)
•    MinJung Kim女士(《華爾街日報》(亞洲)視覺部門主管,2016年卓越網絡新聞獎得主)
•    Preetika Rana女士(《華爾街日報》亞洲總部記者,2017年卓越視頻新聞獎得主)
•    韋夢女士(《財新傳媒》數據視覺化設計師,2017年卓越新聞報導創新獎得主)及
•    黃晨女士(《財新傳媒》數據可視化實驗室主管,2017年卓越新聞報導創新獎得主)。

論壇開幕禮於10月24日舉行,由亞洲出版業協會卓越新聞獎籌委會主席、《紐約時報》亞洲副主編S K Witcher女士和浸大常務副校長麥建成教授主禮。

此外,新聞系現正於顧明均展覽廳舉辦「Truth and Rights in a Digital World」視覺新聞報道展覽,展出多幀選材自路透社、《紐約時報》、《緬甸前沿》和《南華早報》等國際新聞通訊社及本地傳媒機構的卓越新聞獎圖片、數據圖像、漫畫及虛擬實景360度錄像,展期至11月12日。