It was a full house at the Main Library on 18 September for Ching Cheong’s book talk, the first in our series of JMSC writers-in-residence events co-organized with the HKU Libraries. Around 160 people came to hear Ching Cheong, JMSC Honorary Research Fellow, talk about his latest book on the 1967 Leftist Riots in Hong Kong. 香港67暴动始末 —- 解读吴荻舟 (The Origin and End of the 1967 Riot in Hong Kong). See more photos here.

Photograph courtesy of HKU Libraries

20 September 2018

JMSC writer-in-residence series: Ching Cheong (18 Sep)

It was a full house at the Main Library on 18 September for Ching Cheong’s book talk, the first in our series of JMSC writers-in-residence events co-organized with the HKU Libraries. Around 160 people came to hear […]
13 September 2018

JMSC welcomes 100 new students

By George W. Russell The Journalism and Media Studies Centre has welcomed 32 new students to its Bachelor of Journalism Class of 2022. An orientation for the incoming BJs was held on 29 August at […]
28 August 2018

Behind social media – privacy and free speech (4 Sep)

The internet and, in particular social media platforms are enjoying an increasing level of influence. However, technology brings both convenience and risks: our personal information is vulnerable online, and people may be held liable for […]
27 August 2018

Symposium on Digital Research into Media and Politics (24 Aug)

JMSC co-organized the “Symposium on Digital Research into Media and Politics: International & Hong Kong Studies” on 24 August with the Society of Hong Kong Studies. The event was well attended with over 90 local and international scholars, experts and […]
3 July 2018

Sida Wang named 2018 Mick Deane Scholarship winner

By George Russell With video stories about mainland Chinese and local student tensions at the University of Hong Kong and the growing drone-flying community, Sida Wang (MJ, 2018) hit plenty of high notes during her time at […]
4 June 2018

Local identity issues in focus in student documentaries

By Yiduan Wu Identity issues in Hong Kong were the subject of this year’s documentaries produced by journalism postgraduates at the University of Hong Kong. Four documentaries, each lasting around 15 minutes, showed the stories […]
7 May 2018

Work by JMSC students featured in FCC photography exhibit

  By Tongtong Li Photographs of street views and political activists dominated the photographs displayed in the “Young Lenses” student photography exhibition held at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club from 2-11 May. The exhibition displayed photographs […]
3 May 2018

JMSC alumni among winners at 2017 Hong Kong News Awards

Three JMSC Master of Journalism alumni were winners at the 2017 Hong Kong News Awards, which is given out by The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong. Honey Tsang Hang-yee (MJ 2017), a feature writer and reporter […]