26 September 2013

Singapore Journalist and Academic Teaching at JMSC

One of the main tasks for journalists has been always to make sense of the complex changes occurring in the world, and the need for journalists to continue to play this role will not change. This is the view of Dr. Cherian George, a Singaporean writer and academic who is currently a visiting professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre.
18 September 2013

JMSC Co-Hosting International Conference on Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age

A distinguished group of lawyers, legal experts and officials from around the world is meeting in Hong Kong October 18 and 19 to examine the controversies and challenges the Internet age has created for the […]
17 September 2013

Veteran Journalist Joins JMSC Faculty

Arielle Emmett, an educator and veteran journalist, has joined the JMSC as a visiting professor this semester, teaching a course in online journalism to Master of Journalism students. She will also be conducting research on global media literacy.
16 September 2013

Social Media is a Boon to Censorship in China, Says JMSC Associate Professor

Social media allows censors in China to extend their reach farther than ever before, according to JMSC associate professor and media researcher Miklos Sukosd. “On the one hand, Chinese social media services, like Sina Weibo, […]
13 September 2013

JMSC Tracks Government Requests for Online User Information

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre has launched a pioneering project, "The Hong Kong Transparency Report," to track the Hong Kong Government’s requests for Internet user data and content removal. The website, which was launched in September with support from Google Inc., will also track how many such requests are acceded to by the Internet companies, and will examine the implications for government accountability and personal privacy that these requests might have.
10 September 2013

BJ Wins Prestigious Scholarship to Oxford University

James Chan, who is graduating with honors from the JMSC's Bachelor of Journalism programme this year, has won a prestigious scholarship to Oxford University. The award was announced September 10 by The University of Hong Kong.
5 September 2013

通傳媒,識中國──1949年以來的國事風雲與傳媒命運

Understanding China Through Media: From 1949 onwards 18大後的中國,已進入「習李時代」。新領導層就任後的頭一年,中國社會現狀如何?中國將向何處去?知往方可鑒來。
4 September 2013

JMSC’s Ying Chan Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from AAJA

Ying Chan, the founder and director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre, has won the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award of the Asian-American Journalists Association. The award honors an Asian-American or Pacific Islander “who has demonstrated courage and commitment to the principles of journalism over the course of a life’s work.”