Our journalism students were among those recognized for their achievements at the annual Faculty of Social Sciences Student Prize Presentation Ceremony. Director Keith Richburg presented certificates to seven JMSC students who were able to attend the ceremony that was held on 24 November at Lok Yew Hall. The students each received prizes or scholarships during their studies at JMSC. Here is the list of students who attended and the scholarships they received:

Eduard Fernandez Hernandez (Master of Journalism 2018), JMSC Overseas Talent Scholarship
Zahra Kamaruddin (Master of Journalism 2018), Quartz Scholarship and Taufik Ali Memorial Scholarship
Joanne Ma Sau Li ((Master of Journalism 2018), Lee Kam Woon and Shum Shuk Yuen Education Fund
Wyman Ma Man Wai (Master of Journalism 2018), Vicky Shek Zeitlin Memorial Scholarship
Sida Wang (Master of Journalism 2018), Mick Deane Scholarship
Yeung Kwai Yu (Third year Bachelor of Journalism), The D.H. Chen Foundation Scholarship
Olivia Yin Li (Master of Journalism 2018), William F. Woo Memorial Scholarship

Photograph courtesy of the Faculty of Social Sciences

7 December 2018

JMSC students recognized for their achievements at HKU ceremony

Our journalism students were among those recognized for their achievements at the annual Faculty of Social Sciences Student Prize Presentation Ceremony. Director Keith Richburg presented certificates to seven JMSC students who were able to attend […]
26 October 2018

Call for applicants to the 2018 Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre is co-organising the Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia again this year in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and Communication at the […]
22 October 2018

JMSC launches Strapline, a video series all about news literacy

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) today announced the launch of a video series called Strapline: News Literacy for the Rest of Us on YouTube, Facebook, and Medium. Dr. Masato Kajimoto, Assistant Professor of Practice, is […]
18 October 2018

(VIDEO ONLINE) The Ethical Image conference

By Kari Lindberg  The ethical challenges of producing and disseminating images were in the spotlight for the first Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) conference of the 2018-2019 term. Topics included the impact of social […]
15 October 2018

(VIDEO ONLINE) JMSC writer-in-residence series: Thomas Abraham

Thomas Abraham, former director of the Master of Journalism programme, was back in town to talk about his latest book, Polio: The Odyssey of Eradication, at the second of our writers-in-residence book talks. He was joined by Professor Keiji […]
14 October 2018

Keith Richburg on RTHK’s The Pulse to discuss press freedom in Hong Kong

Keith Richburg was a guest on RTHK’s The Pulse, hosted by Steve Vines, along with Chris Yeung, chairperson of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, for a discussion about press freedom. The episode was broadcast on 13 […]
10 October 2018

JMSC at the Uncovering Asia 2018 conference in Seoul

Over 440 journalists from 48 countries convened in Seoul, South Korea, from 4-7 October for Uncovering Asia 2018, the third Asian investigative journalism conference, co-hosted by Global Investigative Journalism Network, Newstapa, and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. Dozens of JMSC staff, former lecturers and alumni, […]
6 October 2018

National Geographic Grants Seminar (4 Oct)

JMSC co-hosted with the HKU Sustainability Office a National Geographic Grants Seminar on 4 October, which gave students the opportunity to learn about the Explorer programme. Explorers Professor Yvonne Sadovy and Astrid Andersson of the HKU School of Biological Sciences […]