26 April 2016

Investigating financial scandals requires patience, says 2016 Pulitzer Prize nominee

Investigating financial scandals isn’t always sexy and requires the patience to sift through mounds of financial disclosure documents, The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Wright has told JMSC students. Wright, Asia Economics Editor for the Journal, […]
22 April 2016

JMSC’s ‘Birthday Papers’ project helps explore China’s Cultural Revolution 50 years on

JMSC students and alumni are using their parents’ and grandparents’ histories to mark the upcoming 50th anniversary of the start of China’s Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. The project has grown out of class assignments when […]
18 April 2016

Combining art and functionality can produce powerful documentaries, explains controversial Chinese filmmaker

Documentary filmmaker Zhao Liang believes that all films, whether documentaries or feature films, should also be works of art. Zhao explained his approach of combining art with practical value—such as carrying a social message—during a […]
14 April 2016

JMSC data journalism MOOC launches with a global mix of participants

More than 3,800 people from over 100 countries have registered for the JMSC’s ‘Data Journalism Fundamentals’ massive open online course, which began on 4 April. Many of those taking the course, produced in partnership with […]
8 April 2016

Journalists are no longer just in the information business, university professor says

In the age of social media, journalists are no longer only in the information business, they’re also in the attention business, says Professor Alfred Hermida. Prof Hermida said that people today often go directly to […]
4 April 2016

JMSC courses continue to prepare students for work in the digital age

Social media has become a routine tool for journalists to turn to, and a new graduate-level course at the JMSC, ‘Social Media Analytics for Journalists,’ aims to teach students how to make the most of it. […]