AIPIM Talk Series – Eric Wishart, FCC, HK President
The Macau Portuguese and English Press Association (AIPIM) is honoured to have Eric Wishart, president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong, as our guest speaker. The topic of his talk is “News Judgment, Fact-Checking and Fake News”. The eventwill take place at 6:30pm, May 12, Friday, at the Military Club.
Eric Wishart is a member of the global news management of Agence France-Presse and president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong. He started his career back in the 1970s as a reporter in Scottish newspapers and joined AFP in Paris 1984. Since then Eric Wishart has been head of the Middle East English service (Nicosia, 1992-1996), Asia-Pacific editor (Hong Kong, 1996-1999), global editor-in-chief (Paris, 1999-2005) and Asia-Pacific director (2005-2012). He has drawn up new ethical and sourcing guidelines for AFP and has a particular interest in journalist training as he lectures part-time at Hong Kong Baptist University.