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Yuen-ying Chan

Yuen-ying Chan

The University of Hong Kong

Yuen-ying Chan is an award-winning journalist, media consultant and honorary professor at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She served as professor and founding director (1998-2016) of HKU’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Earlier in her career, she spent 23 years in New York City covering immigration, campaign finance and US-China relations for the New York Daily News, NBC News and Chinese-language dailies. She is co-founder of the Environmental Reporting Collective, a global network of journalists in Asia and Africa.

Articles by Yuen-ying Chan

Politics

Challenging Days Ahead for Taiwan’s Re-elected Leader

Thursday, January 16, 2020

In her second term, Tsai Ing-wen will need to navigate a tricky path between hardliners in her pro-independence party and Beijing.

Media, Science & the Arts

And the Winner is…: Asian Filmmakers and Stars Take the Spotlight

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Against the backdrop of the rise of anti-Asian racism, the accolades suggest that Asians in Hollywood are a formidable cultural force to be reckoned with.

Media, Science & the Arts

Reporting Facts to Power: What the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Means for Journalism

Thursday, November 18, 2021

This could be a spark that inspires reporters to focus on getting the facts right amid the deluge of false and misleading information spread by social media.

Health

The Wild Boar and Us: Taking on the Public-Health Risks

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The proliferation of wild boar in Hong Kong, mainland China and worldwide is prompting policies to control them and head off a potentially major threat to human health.