‘Hacking inner peace,’ Engadget, 29 November 2018
‘On the nose,‘ Engadget, 26 October 2018
‘Who controls your data?‘ Engadget, 4 September 2018
‘In 2017, society started taking AI bias seriously,’ Engadget, 21 December 2017
‘The UFC’s big bet,’ Engadget, 10 November 2017
‘Changing your race in virtual reality,’ Engadget, 28 September 2017
‘Reprogramming the piano,’ Engadget, 29 August 2017
‘The next video-game controller is your voice,’ Engadget, 23 June 2017
‘Ai Weiwei’s ‘Hansel & Gretel’ is a surveillance playground,’ Engadget, 16 June 2017
Columbia Journalism Review
‘The Cult of Vice,’ Columbia Journalism Review, 6 July 2015
A deep dive into the authenticity production machine that is Vice Media. Also published as CJR’s magazine cover story for July/August 2015
‘Ta-Nehisi Coates defines a new race beat,’ Columbia Journalism Review, 29 October 2014
As the US struggles to comprehend its deep racial divisions, a profile of the writer many turn to for answers: The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates.
‘Beware labeling Pope Francis a liberal,’ Columbia Journalism Review, 13 November 2014
A critique of the media’s pigeonholing of Pope Francis into political boxes.
‘Genius and the splintering of arts journalism,’ Columbia Journalism Review, 14 January, 2015
On the acquisition by Genius (FKA Rap Genius) of The New Yorker’s music critic, and what it means for digital-age arts journalism.
‘A new course in video games journalism,’ Columbia Journalism Review, 14 July 2014
With video games maturing as an artistic medium, a look at how games journalists are trying to evolve, too.
Connected China, Reuters, March 2013
An award-winning multimedia project on China’s enigmatic political leadership at the time of its once-in-a-decade power transition.
South China Morning Post
‘Rewrite gives Catholics a new mass,’ South China Morning Post, 25 April 2011
A front page story illuminating how subtle changes to the Catholic book of liturgies will deeply affect the daily rituals of Hong Kong’s 100,000 believers and their relationship with their God.
‘Man identifies triad ‘brothers’ who hacked rival gang boss,’ South China Morning Post, 14 January 2011
Court account of the high-profile, brutal murder of a triad boss outside the five-star Kowloon Shangri-La hotel, where eyewitness gang members testified against their own former triad ‘brothers’.
‘Congo debt case seen as litmus test for judiciary,’ South China Morning Post, 21 March 2011
A forward-looking analysis on the potential repercussions of a state immunity case in Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal between the Democratic Republic of Congo and a US-based vulture fund. Its outcome would bear on Hong Kong’s status as a financial centre and autonomy from Beijing. The case eventually led to Hong Kong’s top court requesting a constitutional interpretation from Beijing for the first time in history.
‘Twin track on refugees leads many into limbo,’ South China Morning Post, 20 June 2010
This news feature breaks down the intricate overlapping roles of NGOs, the government and the legal system dealing with over 7,000 asylum seekers in Hong Kong. This complex arrangement leaves some trapped in limbo for years and means less than 4 per cent of asylum seekers who land in Hong Kong are able to get refugee status and resettlement.
‘Bloomberg left big carbon footprint,’ ‘Bloomberg’s inconvenient truth at C40’ and ‘Why carbon auditors make bosses nervous,‘ South China Morning Post, 17 June 2011
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg was the only attendee to arrive by private jet at an international conference promoting low-carbon living, producing more than 100 tonnes of carbon dioxide – 8 per cent of the carbon footprint of the entire four-day event.
‘Who’s pulling the strings?‘ South China Morning Post, 26 October 2011
A double-page news feature unpacking governance scandals at two of Hong Kong’s most expensive and elite international schools.
‘Gay partners given ‘relationship visa’’ and ‘Visitor visa accommodates gay couples,’ South China Morning Post,, 10 July 2011
This exclusive revealed that the Hong Kong government was quietly giving visas to gay partners of foreign professionals apparently to avoid alienating the expatriate business talent which the government prizes, while maintaining its non-acceptance of homosexual marriage.
Columbia Graduate School of Journalism
‘The Bifurcated Jester,’ Arts Culture Beat, 13 December 2013
Profile of a budding Indian-American filmmaker, his attempts to reconcile a plethora of identities in art, and the thin line between comedy and tragedy.