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 South China Morning Post about 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.

6 July 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 […]
11 March 2015

Education in responsible journalism urgently required in Myanmar and other authoritarian Asian states

Fifty years of military rule has left Myanmar with a shortage of journalists and an immediate need for journalism and news literacy education taught with an emphasis on balanced, ethical reporting, according to JMSC associate professor, Masato Kajimoto.
26 November 2014

JMSC lecturer Barry Kalb retires from a decade of “tough-love” teaching

Barry Kalb, one of the JMSC’s most beloved and bemoaned teachers, taught his last class at the JMSC on Monday 24th November.
28 April 2014

JMSC Student Wins International New York Times Competition

Joyce Xu, a third year Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, has won the International New York Times “Word (World) of Yours” Writing Competition 2013 for her article, “The Impact of Social Media on Global Awareness,” which was published April 1 in the INYT’s Hong Kong and China print editions.
7 March 2014

Support JMSC Students and Win Prizes for Yourself and the Centre

Two JMSC Bachelor students are competing in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow competition aimed at creating technology to help the environment. Your vote will support the students and the JMSC. Deadline is March 17.
21 February 2014

In the New Media Good Journalism and Experts Will Be in Demand

Today’s new generation of journalists is entering a media environment where “everything is possible, up for grabs, and nothing is certain.” But the new media will also require more trusted journalists with expertise.
17 December 2013

Two Veteran Journalists from Top U.S. News Organizations Join JMSC Faculty

Two seasoned journalists from The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have joined the Journalism and Media Studies Centre as Adjust Professors. Adam Najberg (WSJ) will be teaching a course on financial journalism, while Brian Zittel (NYT) will teach opinion writing. Both stress the importance of "telling a good story."
13 November 2013

“Ethnic Media” Specialist Says Entrepreneurial Spirit is Essential for Today’s Journalists

An award winning journalist and author offers students some career advice -- have an entrepreneurial mindset, become an expert and people will seek you out, and look for opportunities to work freelance or as a stringer for news organizations that are eliminating full-time overseas staff.