JMSC in the news


14 January – Nikkei Asian Review: Public broadcasters in Asia under fire from all sides

12 January – University World News : University leadership changes signal politicisation

11 January – South China Morning Post: Liberty vs optimism: an East-West tussle over China’s future

11 January – South China Morning Post: Sino-US relations and globalisation top the bill at China Conference in Hong Kong

28 December – Philippine Canadian Inquirer: Duterte snatches OCCRP’s Person of the Year for 2017

18 December – Business Insider Singapore: SOPA 2018 Journalism Awards Open for Entries; Deadline Jan 31

15 December – South China Morning Post: Top pick for new HKU vice-chancellor faces questions over research links to US military

1-7 December – Nepali Times: Backlash against the backlash

29 November – BBC News: 红黄蓝虐童事件:官方通报遭质疑 还有哪些争议焦点 (In Chinese. King-Wa Fu quoted.)

29 November – South China Morning Post: Spike in Chinese censorship over Beijing migrant worker evictions, kindergarten scandal

1 November – Columbia Journalism Review: Global media confronts its own Weinsteins

30 October – Forbes: Like Trump, These Southeast Asian Countries Are Using ‘Fake News’ To Devastating Effect

24 October – RTHK: Ivory trade report encouraging, but vigilance needed

19 October – Associated Press: Propaganda in China means heavily scripted news conferences

18 October – Hong Kong Free Press: Hong Kong gov’t urged to enact freedom of information law after 20 years of delays

17 October – VOA News: China Tightens Control as Top Leader Consolidates Power at Party Congress

12 October – PEN America: FAKING NEWS: Fraudulent News and the Fight for Truth

11 October  – South China Morning Post: How Hong Kong’s media law and press freedom have fallen behind, from an ex-HKU professor who taught subject for 17 years

5 October – Sing Tao Daily (Canada): 程翔訪溫談何君堯事件 指港左派欠真材實料人才 (In Chinese. Interview with Ching Cheong.)

3 October – Policy & Internet: Censorship or rumour management? How Weibo constructs “truth” around crisis events

27 September – NextPlus: 搖樹文化 讓人不易滿足現狀 陳貝琼 (In Cantonese. Interview with Chan Pui-king.)

27 September – Council of Europe report DGI(2017)09: INFORMATION DISORDER: Toward an interdisciplinary framework for research and policy making

10 September – ViuTVsix: Weekly Re-Viu

September – Bulletin: An antidote to ‘fake’ and misleading news

28 August – South China Morning Post: Who’s to blame for the political divide in Hong Kong? It’s partly Facebook, study says

27 August – RTHK Radio 3: 20 Years On: Identity

21 August – The Straits Times: Indian media lampoons Xi after ‘racist’ Xinhua video

19 August – BBC News: The crowdfunded news agency risking all for Hong Kong scoops

17 August – WSHU News: International News Literacy Conference Wraps Up At Stony Brook University

11 August – South China Morning Post: China’s top social media sites probed for ‘hosting illegal content, endangering national security’

8 August – The Interpreter: The thought and messaging of Xi Jinping

2 August – NHK News Web: 実は深刻 アジアのフェイクニュース (In Japanese. Masato Kajimoto quoted.)

July/August – The Correspondent: Human Rights Press Awards

July/August – The Correspondent: Weiboscope: Tracking censorship of China’s most popular social media platform

July/August – The Correspondent: Whither forecasting

30 July – RTHK Radio 3: 20 Years On: Celebrity

17 July – The New York Times: China Censors Winnie-the-Pooh on Social Media

15 July – The Spectator: Queen Victoria and the slave’s daughter

14 July –  South China Morning Post: Spike in online censorship as Liu Xiaobo tributes pour in

26 June – BBC News: HK handover predictions: Golden geese and democracy ‘infections’

25 June – Hong Kong Free Press: Video: Photographers Luna Leung & Jerry Ling ask: What is beauty?

7 June – The Straits Times: Check platform helps HK varsity students to verify ‘fake news’

3 June – The Star Online: SOPA 2017 Journalism Awards attracts record number of entries

31 May – HuffPost: Americans Could Learn Something From China About Dealing With Fake News

29 March – The Torch: Dr. King-wa Fu talks millennials, social media

21 March – The Foreign Correspondents’ Club, Hong Kong: Me and the Media: Freelance business writer George W. Russell

13 March – The Guardian: Despots are embracing Donald Trump’s ‘war on the media’ with open arms

11 March – BBC World Service: The Cultural Frontline

9 March – 心怀故园,挥拳出击:我在港大学做驻外记者 (Chinese article)

7 March – South China Morning Post: Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying seeks ‘exemplary’ damages in defamation suit against legislator Kenneth Leung

18 January – SupChina: Telling true stories is a booming business in China

7 January – Ming Pao: 睇報紙達人鍛治本正人: 事實?真相?意見?睇真啲新聞 (Chinese article)


17 December – Hong Kong Free Press: Facebook sees 212% increase in Hong Kong gov’t user information requests

14 December  Los Angeles Review of Books: From Diamond Village to Wukan: An Interview with the China Media Project’s David Bandurski

4 November  The New York Times: If China Meant to Chill Hong Kong Speech, Booksellers’ Case Did the Job

11 October – Young Post, South China Morning Post: Former ABC News and CNN journalist Anne Kruger gives students a taste of journalism and news reporting at HKU Taster

30 September – South China Morning Post: Hong Kong leader CY Leung piles pressure on Apple Daily newspaper over critical editorial

28 September  The Diplomat: Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism

24 August The New York Times: How a Hong Kong Filmmaker Came Across a New Kind of Tibetan Business

18 August The Standard: HKU team scoops gong for documentary

1 August – Voice of America Khmer: What Lessons Can Southeast Asia Learn From ‘Brexit’?

24 July South China Morning Post: Hong Kong government to take no action against internet-using jurors – at least this time

26 June South China Morning Post: Young Asian musicians can show divided Hong Kong how to connect, says filmmaker

10 April South China Morning Post: Typhoon Ying: intrepid Hong Kong reporter who became the story

1 April South China Morning Post: School of hard knocks: journalism is about learning to separate fact from opinion

30 March South China Morning Post: New University of Hong Kong media centre director pledges to uphold its independence and integrity