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Esther Fung

New York, NY
Retail Reporter — The Wall Street Journal

@WSJ reporter covering shopping centers and REITs. Discovering NYC. Former property reporter in China. email: esther.fung at

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I write about retail real estate and REITs in the U.S. Prior to joining The Wall Street Journal's real estate team in New York, I was based in Shanghai where I covered China’s real estate sector for the paper.

What was your first job as a journalist?

I interned at Channel i News, and the Straits Times in Singapore during college. I got to learn new things everyday and it was exhilarating.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It reshapes the way reporters gather information, and speeds up the reactions from consumers. It makes presenting the news more challenging.