31 March 2013

Journalism’s Future as Bright as Ever says Media Expert

The future of journalism is good despite the dislocations caused by the Internet, says veteran newspaper editor George Brock. Journalism is like any other industry and has to adjust to changes in the market and […]
27 March 2013

Art Can Speak Louder than Words, says Filmer of Ai Weiwei

Art can speak more directly to people than essays or political speeches, says an award-winning American filmmaker. “If you are getting your message out in only one way or in a more direct political way, […]
22 March 2013

June 1,2,10,11 – Shanghai Centre Course – Writing to Tell a Story

Spring 2013 JMSC Shanghai Centre Writing Course Date and Time: June 1, 2, and 10, 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Venue: HKU Shanghai Study Centre Language: English Enrollment deadline: May 15 Course […]
20 March 2013

JMSC Class Launches Hong Kong’s First Domestic Worker Project

A group of students at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) has launched a new online journalism program called the Domestic Worker Project, the first of its kind in Hong Kong. The program will […]
20 March 2013

BJ Students Cover Leadership Changes in China for Major Hong Kong Journals

Four JMSC Bachelor of Journalism students helped cover the recent leadership changes in Beijing for two leading Hong Kong newspapers. The four final-year students were in Beijing between March 1 and 8 for the sessions of China’s […]
18 March 2013

HKU Reopens Search for New JMSC Director

The global search for the next director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) has been reopened by The University of Hong Kong. Heidrick and Struggles, an international executive search firm, has been hired […]
17 March 2013

Film by JMSC Professor Selected to be Screened at U.S. Film Festival

Trailblazers in Habits, a new documentary by JMSC Visiting Associate Professor Nancy Tong, has been accepted by the Sarasota Film Festival to be screened during its 2013 festival. “We’re absolutely thrilled about it”, said Tong, an […]
16 March 2013

BJs Give 600 Secondary Students a Chance for 15 Minutes of Fame in “Night at the Museum”

The American artist Andy Warhol once famously said, “In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes”. JMSC Bachelor of Journalism (BJ) students recently gave over 600 teenagers from 56 Hong Kong Secondary Schools […]