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"Journalism and Communication" Series: Implication of Video News on Text News Reporting

Date & Time: 6 January 2019 (Sunday)
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Hong Kong Central Library (Lecture Theatre, G/F)
Moderator: Mr. LUI Ping-kuen, Bruce (Senior Lecturer, Department of Journalism, Hong Kong Baptist University)
Speaker: Prof. LEE Lap-fung, Francis (Director, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Mr. CHI Pan-year, Ernest (Executive Editor-in-Chief, HK01)
Mr. LI Ka-chung, Edward (Chief News Editor, Apple Daily)
Organizer: Organised by the Hong Kong Public Libraries, in association with the Hong Kong Journalists Association
Remarks: Conducted in Cantonese
Free admission. First come, first served.
Enquiry: 2921 0349

Leveraged by the rapid development of information technologies and mobile networks, news, delivered through text, video and audio, can nowadays reach readers instantly and extensively. Video news, featured with its dynamic nature in form of images, animation and live webcast, are gaining popularity as one of the main transmission channels. What are the implications on traditional text reporting associated with the growth in video news? The Hong Kong Public Libraries invites the professionals from academia and media industry to exchange ideas and share insights on this topic.