This June I’m part of a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists to Japan, where we will advocate for continued and expanded press freedoms and participate in public forums at Waseda and Sophia Universities. Full details are available here. In April, I spoke at Hitotsubashi University on “Journalists, Consultants and Charlatans: How We All..
Here are remarks I made at the News Agencies World Congress in Baku: The Pen is Not a Menace – Protecting Journalists and Journalism By David Schlesinger A journalist is not a soldier. A pen is not a menace. A camera is not a gun. Yet to far too many crooked governments,..
The great thing about learning more is, of course, realizing how little you actually know for sure! I’ve spent much of my adult life thinking about China and trying to understand it. What’s clear to me is how hard it is to try to get a firm grasp on reality. In this short interview, done..
Just before the latest horrific violence in Xinjiang (see story here), I spoke at a conference on the “New Silk Road” economic zone that China’s President Xi Jinping hopes can link the poor west of China with the bordering nations of Central Asia and provide a new path to prosperity. In one of my addresses,..
Tripod Advisors founder David Schlesinger speaks in Ankara, March 2013
NEWS DOESN’T NECESSARILY EQUAL UNDERSTANDING: Reflections on China reporting at a time of transition
Here are my thoughts on foreign correspondence on China, as delivered to Hong Kong University. Click on this link for the text: HKU
I’m very pleased to announce that I’m now represented for speeches, conferences and events by the Insight Bureau. Please see their write-up here Subjects close to my heart: Chinese politics & society Global developments in Media Managing cross-cultural teams Leading globally while keeping a keen local focus Talent development Competitiveness Ethics, standards & practice At..