Schidlovsky discussed Multinationals and Their Impact on Local Communities at the 2014 EFF.
John Schidlovsky is the founding director of the International Reporting Project (IRP), a Washington, D.C. based program he began in 1998 to encourage more in-depth international news coverage in the U.S. media. A veteran international correspondent, Schidlovsky served four years as director of The Freedom Forum Asian Center in Hong Kong from 1993 to 1997, monitoring media changes during the transition of Hong Kong to Chinese rule and organizing media-training programs and conferences for journalists from more than 20 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Schidlovsky was a reporter for nearly 20 years, including 13 years with The Baltimore Sun. He was The Sun’s Beijing bureau chief from 1987 to 1990 and closely covered the 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations and government crackdown.