@wwtang covers GEN News World Summit in Hong Kong

Wendy Tang, member of AAJA-Asia’s Hong Kong subchapter, is tweeting up a storm at the Global Editors Network’s 2011 News World Summit, a gathering of the world’s top editors-in-chief and news executives. She is also a volunteer writing press releases and doing other duties at the event. Among her tweets: Wendy has been promoting AAJA (excellent!) and bumping into AAJA members and friends everywhere (Ying Chan @yingworld, Mike Logan).

Here are some selected tweets from the first three days of the conference. Follow Wendy’s coverage (@wwtang) here. The News World Summit (#news2011) ends November 30.

  1. Getting ready for @editorsnet’s 1st #news2011 in #hongkong. To check out the conference http://www.news-worldsummit.org http://instagr.am/p/WLPVg/
    November 27, 2011 11:19:22 AM EST
  2. HK Chief Executive Donald Tsang kicks off #news2011! Good morning, summit attendants! (@ Kowloon Shangri-La 九龍香格里拉大酒店) 4sq.com/u0jk91
    November 27, 2011 8:04:10 PM EST
  3. 1st panel at #news2011 “Bye bye mass media and infobeisty, hello prosumption and @ Kowloon Shangri-La 九龍香格里拉大酒店 http://instagr.am/p/WRBEn/
    November 27, 2011 9:12:25 PM EST
  4. .@joi: 3 types of people are needed in the #newsroom: programming, data and analysis and statistics! Yes!!!! #news2011
    November 27, 2011 10:18:14 PM EST
  5. HKU’s @yingworld said it’s difficult to train journos in comp. science but it’s easier to train comp. scientists how journo works #news2011
    November 27, 2011 10:30:35 PM EST
  6. CNN’s @MeredithA Reuters’@MaJinxin and Oglivy’s @ThomasCrampton take the stage: social networks the world’s new storytellers #news2011
    November 27, 2011 10:40:49 PM EST
  7. @wwtang Appreciate ur live updates on #NEWS2011. Sounds like a really fun & thought-provoking event for #journalists. Wish I could be there!
    November 27, 2011 11:09:39 PM EST
  8. Mike Logan from next media takes the stage to talk about how animation fills the “void” of new events – recreate news. Thoughts? #news2011
    November 28, 2011 1:42:36 AM EST
  9. Hey @AkikoFujita you are in the promo of VJ Movement showing by @tloudon at #news2011! Shout-out to you! Woot! #GoAkiko #AAJA @AAJAAsia
    November 28, 2011 1:57:57 AM EST
  10. RT @journosonline: Watch the News World Summit 2011 taking place now in Hong Kong via livestream at ejc.net/ news-worldsummit.org/ #news2011
    November 28, 2011 2:15:10 AM EST
  11. What’s important 4 MoJo: 8mp camera, wifi &bluetooth, external mic jack… More check w/ @newsplexer and his site: undefined #news2011
    November 28, 2011 2:34:32 AM EST
  12. @brittanyhite Your boss @almarlatour takes the stage now to talk about mobile. I miss @lamthuyvo. #news2011 #AAJA @AAJAAsia
    November 28, 2011 2:38:20 AM EST
  13. 90% mobile penetration in the Philippines per JV Rufino #news2011
    November 28, 2011 4:29:41 AM EST
  14. Here he is! @JulianAssange_ joining #news2011 by @skype are people going to video @ Kowloon Shangri-La 九龍香格里拉大酒店 http://instagr.am/p/WUJgV/
    November 28, 2011 4:52:03 AM EST
  15. Day 2 of @editorsnet (GEN)’s News Summit. I’ll try my best to live tweet again. Folo #news2011 for live update 🙂 4sq.com/uLUim5
    November 28, 2011 7:40:42 PM EST
  16. The #Data-journalism lesson begins now with @propublica’s Paul Steiger with @google’s Peter Barron who moderates. #news2011
    November 28, 2011 7:54:19 PM EST
  17. Instead of hiring all pulitzer journos, Steiger said they try to hire more young data-journos! Wow! What an open-minded #newsroom #news2011
    November 28, 2011 8:19:54 PM EST
  18. .@wblau thank you for sharing your insights. Very precise. I think you are one of the best speakers at #News2011. I’m inspired! 🙂
    November 28, 2011 11:02:02 PM EST

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