29 April 2014

Academy Award Winning Faculty Member Gives Inaugural Talk

Academy Award winner and JMSC faculty member Ruby Yang delivered her inaugural talk, titled “Becoming American, Becoming Chinese: A Personal Journey Through San Francisco, Beijing and Hong Kong,” as HKU’s new Hung Leung Hau Ling Distinguished Fellow in Humanities on April 25. She showed clips of her documentaries, short subjects and public service announcements, and gave a tour d’horizon of her career.
28 April 2014

Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia 2014

Become a News Literacy Fellow this summer at the University of Hong Kong. Help pioneer a new course for university students on how to evaluate information coming from the news media! Work and study with […]
28 April 2014

JMSC Student Awarded Prestigious Cambridge Scholarship

Billy Wong Shing-keung, a second year Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, has been awarded the Pembroke-King Programme Scholarship at the University of Cambridge, one of four students in the world to receive the summer programme scholarship.
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.
17 April 2014

OpenGov Project

The OpenGov project provides resources, training and use cases in government transparency and accountability. We follow the principle that greater access to government information (OGI) will help create a more informed and better engaged citizenry […]
15 April 2014

Master of Philosophy / Doctor of Philosophy in Journalism

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) at The University of Hong Kong is inviting applications for the 2014-2015 PhD programme. Postgraduate scholarships are available for eligible candidates.
14 April 2014

JMSC Singled Out For Its Teaching of News Literacy

Once the provenance of American universities, the subject of news literacy is now expanding abroad where new models of teaching are gaining attention. One such course at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre was recently highlighted in the Columbia Journalism Review for its innovative approach to de-Americanizing the news literacy curriculum for a more global student body.
9 April 2014

JMSC Students Take 2nd Prize in Samsung Competition

Two undergraduate journalism majors have taken 2nd prize in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow competition, winning cash and product prizes for both themselves and the JMSC.