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China’s Coverage of U.S. Election Discussed at Monday Forum

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(29 October 2016) The November 2016 First Monday Forum features a discussion by two experts on China’s news coverage of the U.S. election. The event takes place on Monday, 7 November 2016 — the day before the election — at American Foreign Service Association in Washington, D.C.

Leading the discussion are two observers who bring an up-close perspective on the subject. Jim Laurie is a 40-year journalist and broadcaster, much of that time in Asia. He heads the video production and television consulting company Focus Asia Productions HK Ltd. Michael Ottey is World News Editor for China Daily, based in Beijing. He served a daily newspaper reporter and editor, making frequent appearances on television and radio news broadcasts.

First Monday Forums are a joint project of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, and Public Diplomacy Council. The event takes place on Monday, 7 November 2016, and begins at 12:00 pm at AFSA headquarters, 2101 E Street NW, Washington DC (Foggy Bottom metro). Sandwiches and refreshments will be served.

The event is free, but advance registrations by e-mail are required: FirstMondayForum.RSVP@gmail.com.

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