Post Date: October 3, 2012
With misinformation on the rise, AFP Fact Check’s Cat Barton says fact-checking is fast becoming an essential public service.
FCC member Noel de Guzman’s new book celebrates illustrious Filipinos, from Jollibee’s founder to fashion moguls and tech wunderkinds.
Jonathan Sharp dives into ‘A Stormy Petrel: The Life and Times of John Pope Hennessy,’ by FCC member P. Kevin MacKeown.
The FCC is delighted to introduce this year’s Clare Hollingworth Fellows, Tiffany Liang and Jennifer Creery.
It’s never been easy to report in conflict-torn Kashmir. But the past year has seen more press suppression and interference than ever.
Kind, funny, warm and original, Noel Parrott was his own man. He preferred harmony but was no push-over, and woe betide the writer of a sloppy story or purple press release.
As the visa situation for foreign journalists in Hong Kong grows murkier, Morgan M. Davis looks for precedents across the border.
As soon as the government enacted the national security law on 30 June, the rules changed for Hong Kong journalists. Kate Springer discusses the potential implications with legal and journalism experts.
FCC First Vice President and Press Freedom Committee co-convener Eric Wishart revisits the club’s core mission – and the many ways in which it has fought for unfettered, independent journalism since its founding.
Current photographs, Birdy Chu; others from FCC archive and courtesy of SCMP
Not much has changed for years in the way Hong Kong’s courts handle the media, leaving reporters to rely on an unspoken code of sharing any information they can get their hands on.
The latest group of members to join the FCC is, as always, an interesting bunch. The membership committee meets regularly to go through applications and is always impressed by the diversity of people who want to join the club.
The Correspondent invited reporters and photographers to have their say about witnessing months of protests in Hong Kong.
Best-selling author of Shenzhen Superstars – How China’s smartest city is challenging Silicon Valley gives his tips on successful self-publishing.
No matter your level of expertise, everyone can learn something at the FCC wine dinners this autumn.
Johnny Ma joined the FCC this summer, following the retirement of executive chef George Cheng.
The FCC’s new General Manager reveals some of his plans for the club.
The FCC has adopted K3 as its charity for the next two years, helping refugees and asylum-seekers to get their children into kindergarten – and stay there. Joyce Lau reports.
However much support journalists are given in conflict zones, they are still the ones who come face-to-face with danger on a daily basis. A freelancer and a bureau chief tell The Correspondent how they live with risk.
News organisations are getting better at preparing journalists, photographers and support staff for working in dangerous situations, writes Eric Wishart.
The book’s dystopian premise offers the author the opportunity to demonstrate his erudition and ability to draw in multiple sources to reinforce the case that globalisation has, in all likelihood, pretty much run its course, writes Gavin Greenwood.
Right from the start, the author of this delightful book about the eternal feud between Britons and Americans over how their common language famously divides them seems to leave little doubt about where his sympathies lie.
Despite its history of almost 150 years, the club’s facilities are providing modern conveniences (including a lift and fast Internet access) combined with the charm of a bygone era, writes Carsten Schael.