Australia-China journalist exchange

April 24 2017

On April 24 2017 the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) and the Asia Pacific Journalism Centre (APJC) hosted a roundtable of senior journalists from Australia and China. The roundtable explored current trends in media in both markets and the challenges facing new media entrants in 2017, and canvassed perspectives on Australia-China relations.


- Andrew Clark, senior writer, Australian Financial Review

- Glenda Korporaal, senior financial journalist, The Australian

- Peter Ryan, senior business correspondent, ABC

- Brian Toohey, columnist, Australian Financial Review

- Zhang Xiaojun, Director of Sydney Bureau, Xinhua News Agency

- Tang Yiyuan, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Beijing Daily Group

- Cheng Yunjie, Deputy Director of Local News Desk, Xinhua News Agency

- Zhou Quan, Editorial Director of Public Policy Desk, Shanghai Media Group

- Lin Yan, Executive Director, Shaanxi Broadcasting Corporation

- Zhang Bingshun, Division Chief, International Liaison Department, All China Journalists Association

- Bob Carr, Director, Australia-China Relations Institute 

- Bill Petrovski, Principal, William Roberts Lawyers

- Ding Pan, Special Counsel, William Roberts Lawyers

- David Fisher, Manager, Asia Pacific Journalism Centre

- Christopher Zinn, Advisory Board, Asia Pacific Journalism Centre

The session was moderated by Jim Middleton, senior business correspondent, Sky News.

The roundtable was kindly sponsored by William Roberts Lawyers.


About the Asia Pacific Journalism Centre

The Asia Pacific Journalism Centre is an independent, not-for-profit news media development organisation based in Melbourne, Australia.

Since it was established in 2003, the centre has worked with more than 1000 news media professionals in the Asia Pacific region on programs aimed at promoting quality journalism.

The APJC aims to strengthen the capacity of the news media sector through training, mentor programs, study tours, international dialogue programs and consultancy.

The APJC works with news media professionals – in editorial, management and support areas – and also other professionals and individuals in the community whose work contributes to effective public communication.

The APJC’s work promotes informed and ethical reporting, greater participation of women and minorities in the media sector, and improved understanding between peoples of the Asia-Pacific region.

Our audited financial reports are submitted annually to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). From 2012-13 the reports will be submitted to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

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Event Information
April 24 2017
8:30 PM
William Roberts Lawyers
Level 22, 66 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000