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Social Media Week


Mainstream Media Versus Social Media

 This panel brings together long-time social media leaders and high-profile journalists for a lively debate. How will traditional media retain its relevance? How can social media guarantee its content? In an era of free content who will pay for journalism? In media censored countries, how does social media fill the information gap?


– Angie Lau, Reporter, Bloomberg Television

– Mariko Sanchanta, Senior Editor, Asia , The Wall Street Journal

– Asha Philips, Senior Editor, Storyful

– David Bandurski, Director of China Media Project, a project of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at The University of Hong Kong

– Roy Sekoff, Founding Editor, The Huffington Post and Producer of HuffPostLive (via Skype from Washington DC) – To be confirmed


– Walter Jennings, Partner, Kreab Gavin Anderson – Author of blog

Follow the Conversation on Twitter #3Shots  or @FacingChina – Live online via UStream at – Event site:


Thursday, September 27, 2012

6:30pm – 8:30pm

Foreign Correspondents’ Club (FCC)

2 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong

Main Dining Room


$150 Attendees and $120 FCC Members  | Drinks and snacks will be served


Please reserve with the FCC reception at (Tel) 2521 1511, (Fax) 2868 4092 or email to:


*      Confirmation will be sent to you once your booking is accepted.

*      If you do not receive a confirmation within two working days, please contact FCC Reception

*      No cancellations will be accepted after Noon on Friday, Sept.23

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