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Hong Kong Shue Yan University is sponsoring six students to go to Washington D.C. to cover the U.S. Presidential Elections 2012. The students will be observing senior journalists at news organizations including the Voice of America and Radio Free Asia, and will also be visiting leading news outlets such as Politico, The National Journal and CCTV.

The trip aims to help students gain valuable experience in reporting overseas, and encourage young and aspiring journalists in Hong Kong to better understand foreign culture and international affairs. Below please find the details of the trip:

Date:
October 27 – November 8, 2012

Participants:
Six journalism students from HKSYU

Sponsor:
Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Department of Journalism and Communication

Hosts:
Voice of America, Radio Free Asia and American University

Highlights:
– Following VOA and RFA senior reporters to observe the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election and cover stories
– Visit local media including National Public Radio, Politico, National Journal, CCTV Washington DC Bureau etc.
– Participate in academic discussion with American University

We believe the trip is significant to higher education in Hong Kong as well as the media industry in this region. Should any media would like know more about this trip or to cover stories about our trip, please contact:

Amy Wu
Lecturer and trip leader
Department of Journalism and Communication, HKSYU
+852-5346-5886
awu@hksyu.edu

Jennifer Tang
Student Media Representative
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
+852-6100-1031
tangwingchee@gmail.com

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