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News Bites: Louisa Lim on Multiplatform Journalism

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Our fourth News Bites guest is Louisa Lim, a senior lecturer who spent a decade as an audio journalist in China for the BBC and NPR.  


During that time, she was on the ground for some of the region’s most consequential events, including the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake.  


More recently, she published a book about Hong Kong called Indelible City and produced a related podcast series for the ABC called The King of Kowloon. The latter tells the story of a Hong Kong folk hero whose distinctive graffiti turned him into a revered outsider artist. 


She talked to Jeff Sparrow about reporting from China and her process for audio storytelling and longform writing.

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