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Wednesday, June 17 • 17:00 - 18:30
Media Innovation in China: The Latest Trends
Giant Internet leaders Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent (together called BAT) are China’s answer to Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon. Together with the State and independent media, they are driving a 'mobile first' revolution and adding to the technological clout of the world’s biggest Internet market. Join our two panelists to learn more about China's diverse business climate, from public-private partnerships and independent enterprises to state initiatives and foreign investment. 

Moderators
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Joyce Barnathan

President, International Center for Journalists
Joyce Barnathan is President of the International Centerfor Journalists (ICFJ), a non-profit dedicated to advancing quality journalism worldwide. Previously, Joyce served as the executiveeditor of Business Week and at Newsweek as State Department correspondent, Moscow Bureau Chiefand Special Projects Correspondent covering presidential elections.

Speakers
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Ying Chan

Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong
Yuen Ying Chan is a writer, educator and journalism professor. She is also the founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong, a teaching and research department offering professional education, undergraduate and graduate degree programs.  Under her leadership, the JMSC has become a hub of pan-Asian journalism and journalism education communities, where faculty, students and visiting... Read More →
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David Schlesinger

Founder & Managing Director, Tripod Advisors
David Schlesinger founded Tripod Advisors / D.A. Schlesinger Limited to provide his global experience and specialized knowledge of journalism, media and emerging markets (particularly China) to companies. | | Previously, he was the Chairman of Thomson Reuters China until August 2012, and was the Group’s senior representative in the region. He was responsible for building senior relationships, providing thought... Read More →
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Ji Tao

Editor-in-Chief, China Daily European Weekly
Ji Tao, Editor-in-Chief of China Daily European Weekly and director of China Daily UK Co. Ltd, is based in London and handles the newspaper's overall operation in Europe. He also serves as the Assistant Editor-in-Chief of China Daily Group. Ji has previously worked with China Daily US bureau as the bureau chief, as well as China Daily Hong Kong edition as Assistant Editor-in-Chief. Before he joined the London-based... Read More →


Wednesday June 17, 2015 17:00 - 18:30
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