The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for his piece about the Cultural Revolution for Initium. In a multimedia piece for the SCMPabout the same topic, Jun Mai received an Honourable Mention for Excellence in   Journalistic Innovation. Annie Zhang co-wrote a story for Initum about the abducted Hong Kong booksellers, which earned an honourable mention for Excellence in Investigative Reporting. Rounding up the JMSC wins is John Siu, who will be starting his masters with us this fall. He received an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Information Graphics for his “power map” in HK01 about the election committee of the 2017 Hong Kong chief executive election.

July 6, 2017

JMSC alumni recognized across categories at the 2017 SOPA Awards

The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for […]
June 7, 2017

Documentary makers take on tough issues in Hong Kong and the Mainland

By George W. Russell Hot-button issues from Mainland migrant worker rights to mental illness in Hong Kong were among the subjects of this year’s crop of documentaries by JMSC Master of Journalism students. Six documentaries, […]
May 26, 2017

AAJA Asia’s N3Con returns to JMSC

After a two-year sojourn in Seoul, the annual New.Now.Next Media Conference – the flagship event of the Asian-American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter – returned to Hong Kong for 2017 and the JMSC played host. Director […]
May 18, 2017

Screening of six JMSC student documentaries (2:30pm, 19 May)

Join us for a screening of six short documentaries produced by our Master of Journalism students.   The documentaries are compelling stories of ordinary folks who shared with us their search for identity, their dreams, and […]
May 9, 2017

Pulitzer Prize finalist shares top tips for investigative journalism with JMSC students

Being an investigative reporter is tough, but there are ways to make it easier, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting finalist Tom Wright told JMSC students in a recent workshop. Wright, Journalist-in-Residence at the JMSC […]
May 5, 2017

2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia to be held in Vietnam

The 2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between 1 and 3 August 2017. It is the first time that the Institute—a series of […]
April 27, 2017

New JMSC project focuses on checking and verifying online sources

In the fast-moving digital age, journalists need to be able to quickly check online sources and identify reliable information for their reporting. The Cyber News Verification Lab is a new project at the JMSC with […]
April 12, 2017

From the JMSC to Bloomberg: three alumni tell their stories

By Katie Lam With graduation looming in the not too distant future, JMSC students are vying to land their dream jobs when they leave. Bloomberg, a financial software, data and media company, is one place […]