Media Studies

USCET Completed China's first Data Journalism Bootcamp!

August 30, 2017

USCET just completed a 5-week intensive data journalism boot camp at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School on August 24! This comprehensive summer program is the first of its kind in China. Thirty journalists and students were selected from over 80 applicants from across the country. The participants, through participatory methodologies, learned how to gather large quantities of data, clean and organize the data using sophisticated coding system, interpret and find newsworthy stories within the numbers, and bring the numbers to life through images and interactive visualizations.



The Beauty of Data: USCET’s expanded platforms reaching thousands

February 24, 2017

What do you get when you mix USCET’s programming skills with great journalistic minds, a room packed with 500 attendees and an online audience of over 5000 viewers? The supremely successful TED-style talk that was held on February 19th at Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, that’s what.  USCET’s Training of Trainers Conference ended on a high note with public talks discussing the latest trends in data journalism in China and globally.



USCET Data Journalism and Media Education Consortium

USCET completes the Second Data Journalism Competition and Media Education Consortium Conference

April 28, 2016

On Tuesday, April 26, 2016, The US-China Education Trust (USCET), in partnership with Caixin Media and Fudan University, successfully completed the Second Data Journalism Competition and Media Education Consortium (MEC) Conference. Over sixty teachers, students, and media members attended, including representatives from sixteen universities and five media companies.



Journalist in Residence

May 2004 to Present

Program Goal:

To enable Chinese students, professors, and media professionals to interact first-hand with prominent American journalists and gain valuable insight into how freedom of the press and freedom of speech have played a pivotal role in the US.


Media Fellows

September 2006 to December 2011

Program Goal:

To support the development of the field of journalism and communication in China by providing educational opportunities for rising Chinese professors





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