About Ying Chan
Ying Chan, a 1996 Nieman Fellow, established the Journalism and Media Studies Center in 1999 at the University of Hong Kong, where she teaches. She also set up its master of journalism program, launched Hong Kong’s first fellowships for working journalists, and forged extensive ties between the University of Hong Kong and the news industry. Chan has reported from New York for the Daily News and NBC News as well as Chinese-language dailies. She received a George Polk Award for coverage during her time working at New York’s Daily News and an International Press Freedom Award from the Committee to Protect Journalists.