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Saturday, May 28 • 13:30 - 14:30
Plenary: Censorship and the People’s Right to Know
Western notions of press freedom are foreign concepts in many Asian countries. From authoritarian governments in China and Vietnam to restrictive media cultures in Japan and Thailand, learn how reporters navigate the challenge to inform the public without landing in jail.

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K. Oanh Ha

Asia Consumer Team Leader, Bloomberg
K. Oanh Ha is Asia Consumer Team Leader for Bloomberg News, based in Hong Kong. She previously served as Vietnam bureau chief for the outlet. Before joining Bloomberg, she worked as a host and reporter for KQED Public Radio in San Francisco on its nationally-syndicated program, Pacific... Read More →

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Nigel Callinan

Media Professor, Busan National University
Nigel Callinan teaches classes in Media, Regional Studies and Innovation as part of the Global Studies Department in PNU to diverse groups of Korean and International Students. As part of his courses, he encourages students to combine traditional media channels with emerging technology... Read More →
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Brian Fowler

Bloomberg, Managing Editor
Brian Fowler is the Japan and Korea managing editor for Bloomberg News, overseeing more than 130 reporters, editors and managers in the region. Fowler joined Bloomberg in 2008 in Tokyo, coordinating regional news coverage for Japan and Korea. Fowler worked at Dow Jones Newswires... Read More →
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Steven Herman

Bureau Chief, Southeast Asia
Steven Herman is an American correspondent who has lived in Asia continuously since 1990. He is currently the Voice of America’s bureau chief in Bangkok, reporting on Southeast Asia and South Asia regions. He also serves on the Board of Governors of the Overseas Press Club of America... Read More →
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Ching-Ching Ni

Editor-in-Chief, New York Times Chinese
Ching-Ching Ni is editor-in-chief of the New York Times Chinese language website cn.nytimes.com, the newspaper’s first online edition in a foreign language. She started her journalism career at Newsday in New York and served for about a decade as China correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. Before becoming an editor she was associate dean and professor at the journal... Read More →

Saturday May 28, 2016 13:30 - 14:30 KST
D.CAMP 683-34 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul