26 November 2013

A Q&A session on environmental photojournalism with Alex Hofford, award-winning conservation photojournalist – CANCELLED

Award-winning photojournalist Alex Hofford will speak at the University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Centre this Thursday, Nov. 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon. The occasion will be an informal Q&A session with the students of Associate Professor Miklos Sukosd's "Environmental Communication" class, Room 101, Eliot Hall.
25 November 2013

JMSC to Hold Open House November 29 for Master of Journalism Applicants

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre is now accepting applications for its Master of Journalism program for the 2014-2015 academic year. To kick off the process, the JMSC will be holding an Admissions Open Day […]
22 November 2013

You develop a critical mind through the studies of Journalism

You learn to be smart. You learn to be a good communicator. You become very knowledgeable in current affairs. And most importantly, you develop a critical mind through the studies of Journalism.
21 November 2013

This is the place to study study Journalism, if you want to cover China

  This is the place to study  Journalism, if you want to cover China. The JMSC really gave me the skills to do in-depth investigative journalism in China. It was Ying Chan’s Covering China class. […]
21 November 2013

JMSC Research Seminar: Challenging official propaganda? Public opinion leaders on Sina Weibo

This is a public lecture on the work of Dr. Joyce Nip, who focused on the exposure of a series of corrupt officials on Sina Weibo after the 18th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in 2012, and examines the social positions of opinion leaders in these cases. The relative roles of official agencies, mainstream news media and citizens are discussed in public opinion formation in these cases.
18 November 2013

JMSC Submits Position Paper on Hong Kong Copyright Law Amendments

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre has submitted a position paper to the Hong Kong government for its draft Copyright (Amendment) Bill. Authored by Professor Peter Yu, a leading expert in international intellectual property and […]
18 November 2013

Veteran Bloomberg Reporter on the Skills Today’s Journalists Need

A veteran Bloomberg reporter tells JMSC students that today's journalists should have passion, talent, and tenacity and that business news is no different from any other kind of reporting beat -- business journalists still need to have strong writing skills, be good listeners, and do their homework. Doing live TV interviews, however, required a certain skill set.
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.