Investigative Journalism

Journalist Hu Shuli sees ample scope for investigative stories

Undated handout photo of Caixin Media editor-in-chief Hu Shuli.

Despite the challenging reporting environment on the mainland, veteran journalist Hu Shuli says there are still ample opportunities for journalists to write influential and in-depth stories that can make an impact.

Thursday, 27 September, 2012, 9:29am

In war, truth demands a heavy price

What tragic irony for the profession of journalism when media baron Rupert Murdoch called Marie Colvin, 'one of the most outstanding foreign correspondents of her generation'!

Here is the man who has reinvented the modern gutter press paying tribute to a woman who died doing what is still noble about our job.

25 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Inspired by filmmaking

Over 50 local artists have been inspired by Hong Kong's markets to create a piece for 'High & Dry', Hong Kong's first multimedia fruit and vegetable exhibition.

9 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Make a documentary

The National Geographic Channel (NGC) is organising its first English language documentary-making competition.

The channel hopes the competition will motivate and inspire students to see the world from different perspectives.

31 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Dark era for investigative journalism

In the sticky days of August 1972, a US$25,000 cheque landed in the bank account of one of the Watergate burglars - a key event in a scandal that ultimately played a part in the downfall of US president Richard Nixon.

5 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

New law will not affect tawdry media

Why all this fuss about freedom of the press in relation to Article 23 of the Basic Law?

What does the press do with the freedom it now has, freedom that will no doubt continue under Article 23?

24 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

In-depth reporting flourishes despite White House bluster

IT WAS A TYPICALLY petulant remark by unpopular White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, but a portent of what the US press corps can expect as the war against terrorism draws on.

'You had better watch what you publish,' he warned reporters following the New York Times' front page splash of a leaked military paper outlining the Pentagon's Iraq invasion plans.

27 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Like a breath of fresh air

When I read the letter by N. Jayaram headlined, 'Classical music fans need educating' (South China Morning Post, November 2), it made me think of an article I had read in the US magazine New Yorker earlier this year.

In the dancing section, one of the magazine writers was talking about changes in the behaviour of audiences attending performances of the New York City Ballet.

13 Nov 1999 - 12:00am