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張力奮 Dr. Lifen Zhang

Journalism and Media Studies Centre, HKU
Visiting Professor
Lifen Zhang is honorary founding editor of and columnist for FTChinese.com. Before joining the Financial Times in early 2004 to launch FTChinese.com, Zhang worked for 10 years for BBC TV and BBC World Service as assistant producer, producer, senior producer, news/current affairs editor and senior trainer in journalism and production.

His honors include China's national reportage award, the BBC Travel Bursary and Asia's SOPA Award. Zhang served as visiting professor of Taiwan National Chengchi University, Hong Kong Baptist University, the University of Hong Kong and Fudan University in Shanghai. He is accredited as a media leader by the World Economic Forum and sits on the executive committee of the Great Britain China Center in London. Zhang graduated with a degree in journalism from Fudan University and received his Ph.D. in mass communications from the University of Leicester in England.