Post Date: July 31, 2017
By any standards this has been an extraordinary year for Jessie Pang and Mary Hui to be the FCC’s first Clare Hollingworth Fellows. Here they share some thoughts on protests, the pandemic and press freedom.
Freelancers are used to living precariously and they have been hit hard by the fall-out in the media industry during the coronavirus pandemic. Marianna Cerini reports
The April edition of the magazine, Number 1 Shimbun, had an article with tips for journalists on reporting the coronavirus pandemic and coincided with the postponement of the 2020 Games until next summer.
Politics took on a different hue this year and the colour of someone’s loyalty determined where they ate, met and shopped. Photographer May James and student journalist Lauren F. Lau report.
The Correspondent spoke to some of the winners about their work, and what winning a Human Rights Press Award means to them.
Recap on the FCC’s 3rd Journalism Conference, covering topics from PTSD to investigative reporting.
A reflection on how we struggle to know what to say to someone as they near the end of their life.
The Correspondent spoke to six winners about their work and what winning a Human Rights Press Award means to them.
Illustrations and a clock among items donated by the estate of long-time member Walter Kent, who died in 2016.
Hong Kong director Johnnie To Kei-fung looks back on his 45 years in the film industry.
Anyone interested in taking a plunge, a punt, or at least dipping a toe, in the Japanese property market had best read this book.
George came to the FCC in 2007 after working as second chef at the Hong Kong Football Club for six years.
New laws that critics decry as impeding free speech are making their way to the statute books in record time, writes Jane Moir.
General Manager Gilbert Cheng is retiring in August and for many the club will never be quite the same. Sue Brattle went along for a chat.
The latest group of members to join the FCC is, as always, an interesting bunch.
Photojournalist Greg Constantine has been documenting the persecution of the stateless Rohingya for more than 12 years.
This exhibition showed studio images taken between 1962 and 1985 in Yangon.
Globetrotting Gaz, a wise man with a taste for what’s good in life.
For the Club’s members, but notably those remaining correspondents and journalists who had covered the events of 1997, the anniversary brought forth – as anniversaries are meant to do – old ‘war stories’ and shared camaraderie.
A mix of journalists, correspondents, associates and diplomats – see who the FCC’s newest members are, and buy them a drink at the bar.
The instant-messenger app Sina Weibo has been redefined by media as a bellwether of popular opinion. Martin Choi looks at its influence with a study of a University of Hong Kong project that tracks the censorship of microblogging posts.
Alison Parker (left) the moment shots ring out during an interview on tourism with Vicki Gardner, the local chamber of commerce director, before she was shot and killed. (AFP screen capture) Following the Nice truck terror attack the French media watch …
Student activist and founder of the new party Demosistō Joshua Wong says he believes the use of violence will not help Hong Kong achieve a higher level of democracy. Wong, who is Secretary General of Demosistō, was speaking at an FCC lunch on June 27, …
The FCC’s first Journalism Conference saw a packed house in the Main Dining Room and Verandah as panelists of senior editors and reporters talked about the issues confronting journalists in the era of digital disruption. Although Paul Beckett, Asia Edi …
By Joyce Lau The Human Rights Press Awards celebrated its 20th birthday at the Maritime Museum on May 6, with a standing-room-only crowd of 170 participants, supporters and guests. For the first time, grand-prize winners were given the chance to speak …
Martin Lee, QC, founding chairman of The Democratic Party and former Legco member, has been a regular FCC guest speaker since the early 1990s. Always an articulate straight-shooter and clear thinker, Lee focused on the rise of young democrats at a lunc …
With every new FCC Board the conveners of committees often change and renews members’ opportunities for getting involved. If you have some ideas for speakers or other professional events, or are interested in the FCC’s charity events, or F&B, or fi …
Facebook has been under attack in recent months by US conservatives – worried that Facebook could influence the outcome of the presidential election – for “suppressing conservative news”. While these claims are somewhat overblown, there is no getting a …