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Ms Weisenhaus, Doreen 韋杜靈

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Associate Professor

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Ms Weisenhaus, Doreen 韋杜靈

Title:
Associate Professor

Biography

Doreen Weisenhaus teaches media law and ethics. Prior to joining the Journalism and Media Studies Centre in 2000, she was city editor of The New York Times. She also was the first legal editor of The New York Times Magazine before becoming its law and politics editor. Before that, Weisenhaus was editor-in-chief of The National Law Journal, a leading publication for lawyers in the U.S. that won several major journalism awards during her tenure.

She also was a prosecutor in New York City, a television news producer in Chicago and a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal. She holds a Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University’s School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree from the Medill School of Journalism, also at Northwestern. She is the author of Hong Kong Media Law: A Guide for Journalists and Media Professionals (Hong Kong University Press 2007) and an expanded second edition in 2014. Her research interests include international press freedom and worldwide trends in media law and policy.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2005-presentmemberInternational Association for Media and Communication Research
2004-presentmember, international communication, law, ethics and newspaper divisionsAssociation for Education of Journalism and Mass Communication
2004-presentmemberAsian Media Information and Communicatin Centre
2002-presentmember, communication law and policyInternational Communication Association
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Press freedom and human rights
Media ownership trends
Media law and policy
Media ethics
Journalism history and newsroom practices
Globalization of media law and policy
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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