Founded in 2006 by the Department of Journalism, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), the Pulitzer Prize Winners Workshop aims to advance journalistic education and practice locally and in the Greater China region.
- To advance journalistic standards both locally and in the Greater China, for the betterment of the people in the region
- To provide a platform for cultural exchange among participants
- To enhance mutual knowledge of journalistic operation among local, the Greater China and top US journalists
The first of its kind in Asia, the Workshop invites four to six Pulitzer Prize winners to HKBU every two years for a one-week series of intellectual activities, including lectures and seminars, meetings with students, media professionals and the public.
The Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize is regarded as the highest accolade that can be bestowed on an American journalist. First awarded in 1917, the prize was established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher, according to his will. It is the most respected annual award in the United States with worldwide recognition.