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The latest news from the International Center for Journalists.

February
27
2023

Application Deadline Extended to April 1 for Global Business Journalism's 2023-2024 Academic Year

Candidates interested in applying to join the Global Business Journalism program for the 2023-2024 academic year now have an extra month to apply.

You have a little extra time to apply to the Global Business Journalism program this year.

March
5
2021

Application Deadline Extended to April 1 for Global Business Journalism's 2021-2022 Academic Year

Because of complications created by the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, Tsinghua University has approved a new application deadline of April 1 for the prestigious English-language master's program operated in partnership with the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) and Bloomberg News.

October
2
2020

Prominent U.S. Journalists Discuss 2020 Presidential Election with GBJ Students, Alumni

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently visited the new Bloomberg News office in Beijing, where he met with graduates of the Tsinghua University Global Business Journalism (GBJ) program. The meeting marked the eighth anniversary of GBJ, a project of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) which has trained more than 230 business journalists to cover China’s markets and the global economy.

July
5
2020

Commencement 2020: GBJ Confers Master's Degrees on 29 Students from 15 Nations in Online Ceremony

The Global Business Journalism program celebrated its 2020 commencement on June 21, undeterred by a global coronavirus pandemic that prevented most international students from returning to campus for the spring semester.

Twenty-nine students from 15 nations received their master’s degrees and certificates in Global Business Journalism at the commencement ceremony

September
25
2014

ICFJ's Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University Featured on CIMA Report

A new report from the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) says investigative business journalism is improving in China, thanks in part to the efforts of the International Center For Journalists (ICFJ).

In 2007, ICFJ launched the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in Beijing— the only program of its kind on the Chinese mainland.

August
1
2014

How ICFJ's journalism program in Tsinghua University helps bridge cultural perceptions

Rick Dunham is a firm believer that the best way to improve communication between countries is to encourage cultural exchange.

As the co-director of the Global Business Journalism program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Dunham has witnessed how Chinese students have benefitted from learning alongside international students and vice versa.

"When we divide our graduate classes [at Tsinghua University] up into groups, I require that each group include at least one Chinese student and at least one international student.

February
27
2014

Global Business Journalism Program in China Accepting Applications

English-speaking journalists worldwide can apply for ICFJ's Global Business Journalism program in China.

July
24
2013

Congratulations To The Class Of 2013

At a commencement ceremony in July at Tsinghua University in Beijing, 20 students received their masters’ degree in Global Business Journalism, and five students received certificates.

July
15
2013

Three Months in Washington: a Dream Internship for Tsinghua Student

Second-year Tsinghua University journalism student Wei Wei spent three months working in Washington this spring as part of the Prudential Foundation's Global Citizens Program, offered through the Washington Center.

July
8
2013

China Program Alum Exposes "Slum Girls'" Struggles in Kenya

Chen Yingying (Lulu), a correspondent for Xinhua News Agency in Nairobi, Kenya, recently did a report on teenage girls that was picked up and republished by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Lulu is a 2011 graduate of the Global Business Journalism master's program, a project of the International Center for Journalists and Tsinghua University, where it is based.