Speaker line-up announced for 2012 AAJA-JMSC Media Conference

The AAJA-JMSC Media Conference on May 11-12 in Hong Kong will look at several issues journalists in Asia face today. The topics and a partial speaker line-up is now available on the conference homepage. Check out last year’s conference to get an idea of what you are in for!


Kristie LuStout, Anchor, CNN International
Dan Gillmor, Founding Director, Knight Center for Digital Media Entrepreneurship
Rob Schmitz, China Correspondent, Marketplace/American Public Media
Stephen Quinn, Digital Development Editor, South China Morning Post


Will the Dragon Lead the Way?: A conversation with longtime anchors from CNN and Bloomberg on China’s role in global finance as Beijing prepares for a new leadership change

Got MoJo?: Is your phone the only reporting gear you need? A“How-To” for Mobile Journalists

Branding and Blogging: News anchors, editors and bloggers from the U.S., Hong Kong and South Korea talk about best practices for building and keeping up your online social presence

Peeling Apple’s Skin: The juice on Apple, the world’s most valuable company, with Marketplace’s China correspondent who forced a rare retraction on This American Life

Nexus of News & PR: Ever felt used or abused? Hear from public relations experts and journalists on how we can best work together

More details to come in the next days. If you are coming from out of town, check with aajahk@gmail.com about special hotel rates.

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