China

Mar 122012

Indiana, Tsinghua students do data mining on food

Lars Willnat, professor of journalism at Indiana University, brought 17 students to visit the campus and Professor Lee Miller's data mining class on March 12.

Miller started the session started with a presentation on some of the top restaurant chains operating in China. Students then did a a data-mining exercise in the form of speed dating, in which they each interviewed 10 of their peers from the other country about their food preferences and eating habits.

After two minutes, they moved to interview the next person.

Feb 282012

China’s Business Journalism Education Program to Expand at Tsinghua University

Knight Foundation support helps increase student body, deepen curriculum

WASHINGTON – The International Center for Journalists is expanding its pioneering Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

A $125,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the nation’s leading journalism funder, will help the center expand the program’s student body, deepen its curriculum and create new partnerships.

Nov 102011

GBJ Student Publishes Article on Mandatory Military Training for University Students

What started out as an assignment in a feature writing course for the Global Business Journalism program at Tsinghua University evolved into a major feature on the website of Foreign Policy magazine.

Eric Fish, a second-year student in the master's program co-sponsored by ICFJ, became interested in the annual ritual of several weeks of military training that most university freshmen in China have to undergo. It involves marching, physical training and patriotic education.

China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: Journalism Training (2000)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Todd Carrel completed two months of training in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in 2000, partnering with Hong Kong Baptist University.

China: Journalism Training (2006)

Knight International Nailene Chou Wiest completed 12 months of journalism training in China in 2006, partnering with Caijing Magazine and Beijing Youth Daily.

China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: Journalism Training (1999)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Todd Carrel completed five months of journalism training in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan in 1999, partnering with Hong Kong Baptist University.

China and Hong Kong: Journalism Training (1997)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Martha Shirk completed three months of journalism training in China and Hong Kong in 1997.

China and Indonesia: Journalism Training (2006)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Georgia Scott completed four months of journalism training in China and Indonesia in 2006.

China: Journalism Training (2003)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Sheridan Prasso completed four months of journalism training in China in 2003, partnering with Guangdong University.

China and Thailand: Journalism Training (2002)

Knight International Journalism Fellow Philip Cunningham completed nine months of journalism training in China and Thailand in 2002, partnering with Chulalongkorn University.