29 August 2013

JMSC Welcomes New MJ’s from 20 Countries and Regions Including The Remote Himalayas

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre’s global reach has now extended into the remote Himalayas, with six students from Nepal and one from Bhutan included in this year’s dazzlingly diverse Master of Journalism class. Those […]
26 August 2013

JMSC Begins Innovative Collaboration with New “Quartz” Business News Site

Heather Timmons, Asia correspondent for the new business news website Quartz and a former New York Times correspondent, has been named an honorary lecturer at the Journalism and Media Studies Center, in a innovative cooperative […]
24 August 2013

JMSC Professor Spends Summer Retracing 2001 Journey Across Afghanistan

JMSC professor Kevin Sites spent his summer the way he has spent much of his professional life – swimming with warlords, having his life threatened, nearly getting hit in a mortar attack, and stepping into the middle of […]
23 August 2013

Hong Kong Courts Far Behind The Times says JMSC Media Law Project Director

Hong Kong is not operating in the 21st Century when it comes to public access to information about its courts and legal proceedings, according to the Director of the JMSC’s Media Law Project. “Hong Kong’s judiciary […]
23 August 2013

JMSC Gets Incoming Journalism Students Off To An Early Start

Incoming students of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre got their journalism training off to an early start in mid-August, covering the IB World Student Conference in real time. The new Bachelor of Journalism and […]
20 August 2013

August 30: Panel – How Should Hong Kong Copyright Law Handle Parodies and Secondary Creations?

Parodies, satire and mashups abound in today’s culture, particularly on the Internet, but should they be regulated and, if so, how? In July 2013, the government launched a consultation on the treatment of parodies under […]
18 August 2013

Diary of an Intern at the People’s Daily

Amy Ha, a Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, recently completed a two month internship at the People’s Daily, the main organ of the Chinese Communist Party. Here is what her experience was like: The […]
15 August 2013

JMSC Hosts News Literacy Workshop

Problem: as we’re bombarded daily by thousands of bits of digital information, how do we distinguish the accurate from the inaccurate? That question was the focus of a seven-day “news literacy” workshop held last week […]