Back To Schedule
Saturday, May 20 • 16:30 - 17:30
Panel: Covering the North Korea Crisis

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule, view media, leave feedback and see who's attending!

Feedback form is now closed.
President Donald Trump is the new sheriff in town, and he is trying to shake up relations with North Korea. How the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, will react is anybody's guess. What will Kim do if Trump shakes too hard? Veteran news leaders talk about the challenges of covering a country that speaks through official pronouncements issued through state-run media, where access is severely restricted and people aren't able to talk freely.

avatar for Ken Moritsugu

Ken Moritsugu

News Director for Koreas and Japan, Associated Press
Moritsugu oversees the AP’s video, text and photo newsgathering for Japan and the Koreas. He has been a leader in AP’s efforts in Asia to reshape coverage for the digital age. Moritsugu started his journalism career at The Japan Times in Tokyo. He later was a reporter for the... Read More →

avatar for Ted Anthony

Ted Anthony

News Director, Associated Press
Ted Anthony oversees the Asia-Pacific news operations of The Associated Press — video, photos and text, nearly 200 staff and freelancers, from North Korea to the Pacific Island, Japan to India. A longtime national and foreign correspondent, he has reported from more than 25 countries... Read More →
avatar for Mike Chinoy

Mike Chinoy

Senior fellow, USC U.S.-China Institute
Mike Chinoy is a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California and the creator of the Assignment China documentary film series on the history of American correspondents in China. He is also an independent consultant on media strategy... Read More →
avatar for Giles Hewitt

Giles Hewitt

Asia Pacific Editor in Chief, Agence France-Presse
Giles Hewitt has been AFP's Asia-Pacific editor-in-chief since January 1, 2017 Giles, 54, was recruited by AFP Hong Kong in July 1990. A British national, he was born in India and graduated from the University of East Anglia in Norwich. From 1993 to 1997 Giles worked in AFP’s Beijing... Read More →
avatar for Taehoon Lee

Taehoon Lee

Founder, thekoreaobserver
Taehoon Lee, AAJA Asia Seoul VP and executive producer of the N3Con Seoul 2016, is an award-winning journalist and the CEO of two media startups, Newsbacker and The Korea Observer. Newsbacker, which is on beta, is a crowdfunding and collaboration platform to support independent journalists... Read More →

Saturday May 20, 2017 16:30 - 17:30 HKT
Main Hall @ HKU Meng Wah Complex /Theater 2

Attendees (5)