University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Anne Kruger is an award-winning journalist and academic with a career spanning twenty years at world-class media organizations including as an Anchor for Bloomberg TV, ABC (Australia), and CNN International. At CNN, Anne presented daily business updates and covered ‘SARS’ as a daily beat in Hong Kong.
At ABC TV, she travelled Australia as presenter of iconic news and current affairs program Landline; covered natural disasters; broke the first predictions of the 2010 hung parliament; and filled in as Breakfast News presenter. Anne is an Assistant Professor of Practice and Head of Digital Broadcast at the University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Anne founded the Cyber News Verification Lab – the first J-School lab of its kind and scale in Asia. She partners in a number of cutting edge digital journalism projects with Meedan and Google. Anne is a News Literacy MOOC instructor, partnering with the Centre for News Literacy, New York, and develops News Literacy teaching materials in different countries in Asia.
Her most recent MOOC collaboration “Making Sense of the News” is linked to the Facebook Journalism Project’s PSA. In July 2017, Anne was invited by UNESCO Bangkok and Google to update Media Information Literacy resources. Anne is an assessor for the IFCN (International Fact-Checking Network).