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Save the date: 23 March 2019 for the FCC Journalism Conference

Save the date for Saturday, March 23 for the fourth edition of the FCC’s Journalism Conference, titled Enemy of the People? The Dangers of Being a Journalist in 2019.

Hong Kong Free Press’ Kris Cheng, left, and CNN’s Kirstie Lu Stout talk about confronting stereotypes at the 3rd FCC Journalism Conference. Photo: Sarah Graham/FCC
Hong Kong Free Press’ Kris Cheng, left, and CNN’s Kirstie Lu Stout talk about confronting stereotypes at the 3rd FCC Journalism Conference. Photo: Sarah Graham/FCC

The increasing perils facing the press, including new threats emerging in the digital space, is the theme of the conference. Topics for workshops and panel discussions include the online and on-the-ground threats journalists face today, challenges to press freedom and online security tips. The conference will look at other issues impacting journalists too, such as pay negotiation strategies, mobile video storytelling, covering niche beats and more.

Speakers include reporters, editors, and publishers from leading news organisations. Additional specialists such as data security, legal, and negotiation experts will share their expertise in relevant areas.

Tickets cost HK$495 for members and HK$595 for guests. To sign up, please complete this booking form.

Students can purchase tickets at a discounted rate of HK$250. To sign up, please complete this student booking form.

Alternatively, please contact the FCC concierge desk at 2521 1511 or email concierge@fcchk.org. Once confirmed, you will be contacted to indicate which workshops you wish to attend.




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