Peter Yeung is an award-winning journalist based in London, with a background in social anthropology. He is exploring ways to use digital data journalism as both an investigative and storytelling tool, with a particular interest in interactivity, multimedia, and nascent technologies.
His beats include: the refugee crisis, race politics, French current affairs, homelessness, feminism, post 1950s visual arts, urbanism, mental health, radicalisation, prisons, the NHS, world cinema, vegetarianism, and off-the-beaten-path travel.
Peter won both the George Viner Memorial Fund and the Santander Postgraduate Scholarship, allowing him to study on the pioneering MA in Interactive Journalism course at London's City University, where he received the highest mark of the year. He has been nominated for The Orwell Prize, The Cudlipp Award and The Information is Beautiful Awards.
During his BA in Social Anthropology, Peter wrote regularly for local newspapers and student publications, and was an editor at both The SOAS Spirit and London Student - Europe's largest student publication. He was awarded a University of London Union Laurel Award for "outstanding journalistic work". During this time he co-founded arts & culture magazine Kollektivnye, which won funding from non-profit Baptists and Bootleggers, and garnered critical acclaim throughout the continent.
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