28 January 2015

JMSC Research Seminar: Cyberbalkanization of the Hong Kong Facebook pages during the #umbrellarevolution

Preliminary results of the social network analysis of the Hong Kong Facebook pages sharing network collected during the “Umbrella Movement” are used to discover the communities within the network and how these communities contributed to the public opinion formation. The findings suggest that large communities of Facebook pages seem to be grouped by political ideologies and their post-sharing activities were associated with real-life public opinion.
26 January 2015

Joanne Lam

MJ 2013, Assistant Editor, SCMP STYLE Magazine
'I joined the JMSC fresh out of my undergraduate studies looking for insight and practical experience in the world of journalism. The course, professors and alumni network offered an invaluable opportunity for me to gain exactly that. Beyond garnering a stronger news sense and learning new technical skills such as online journalism and video producing, the JMSC also offers students a real foot in the door into the world of journalism.'
20 January 2015

JMSC expands curriculum with Digital Media Entrepreneurship and Arts and Culture Journalism courses

Arts and Culture Journalism and Digital Media Entrepreneurship are the latest additions to the JMSC's masters of journalism curriculum and will be taught by two international lecturers, with local and international guest speakers.
20 January 2015

JMSC Research Seminar: Nationalism, anti-Beijing criticism, and censorship on Weibo during the 2012 Diaoyudao (釣魚島) dispute

JMSC Research Seminar: Nationalism, anti-Beijing criticism, and censorship on Weibo during the 2012 Diaoyudao (釣魚島) dispute Date: January 23, 2015 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Digital Media Lab, G/F, Eliot Hall, JMSC, HKU Abstract: Protests […]
9 January 2015

JMSC experience helps gauge social media impact on Ebola fear in the US

Assistant Professor King-Wa Fu has demonstrated the role social media played in exacerbating fear around Ebola cases in the US in a new study published in the Lancet.