30 March 2016

Keith Richburg appointed as new director of the JMSC

Keith B. Richburg, whose journalism career has spanned 40 years and four continents and who has lectured at some of the world’s most prestigious universities, has been named the new director of The University of […]
23 March 2016

James Chan

BJ 2013, Researcher, Politics and Public Administration department, The University of Hong Kong
'"Think global"—the best phrase to summarise my three-year experience on the Bachelor of Journalism programme at the JMSC. Immersed in an environment with international cohorts and faculty members, offered the opportunity to take part in world-class exchange programmes, connected to a wide-range of local and international internships, I learned the essence of journalism with a wide exposure to the globalised world.'
23 March 2016

Billy Wong

BJ 2015, Reporter, TVB Pearl
'I believe journalism, ultimately, is about human connections: how we all connect with each other as human beings playing different roles in a globalised society. I am grateful that the JMSC taught me how to find the human elements in everyday happenings and how to highlight emotions while covering social issues in an unbiased manner.'
17 March 2016

‘Some hope’ for internet freedom in China despite government crackdown, JMSC director says

The media ecosystem in China has become quite diverse, and there is some hope for freedom on the internet despite increasing state censorship, in the view of JMSC director Ying Chan. Prof Chan spoke about […]
14 March 2016

JMSC hosts workshop in Myanmar to improve news literacy

For the fourth straight year, the JMSC has hosted a workshop aimed at spreading news literacy around Asia. The 2015 Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia was held at the Myanmar Institute of Theology […]
11 March 2016

Chinese media more versatile than authorities aim for, JMSC director says

Despite the efforts of President Xi Jinping to control public discourse in China ever more tightly, the media ecosystem in China is diverse and contentious, with companies such as Alibaba and Tencent expanding their presence […]
10 March 2016

JMSC grad Michelle Yuan named in Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list of Asian trailblazers

Master of Journalism alumna Michelle Yuan has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 ‘top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers’ in Asia’s Media, Marketing and Advertising sector. Yuan was […]
9 March 2016

Piloting a data visualisation MOOC with an Asian twist

Learners in Asia and around the world have completed an online course teaching them to critique, design and produce attractive data visualisations and infographics. Massive open online course (MOOC), ‘Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization’, […]