4 November 2014

Data Journalism Handbook is released in Chinese / 數據新聞手冊中文版發佈

A Chinese-language version of The Data Journalism Handbook, an open-access, crowd-sourced, online reference guide to the emerging field of data journalism, is now available online. 數據新聞手冊是一本自由開源、以眾籌模式完成的網上參考指南,向讀者介紹數據新聞這一新興領域。數據新聞手冊的中文版現已可以在網上閱讀。
30 October 2014

Asia Data Journalism Bootcamp 2014

In this weeklong workshop, taught by NICAR and hosted by the JMSC, you will learn to acquire electronic information, to ask and negotiate for data from official sources, use spreadsheets and databases to analyze information and translate that information into compelling stories.
27 October 2014

Building Businesses on Free Government Data

Joel Gurin will talk on Thursday, 30 October from 1-2pm how businesses are putting open government data to work. He will describe different revenue models, the kinds of data found most useful, and what both startups and established businesses can learn from these case studies. He will share insights from the Governance Lab's Open Data 500 project, which is the first comprehensive study of U.S.-based companies that use open government data as a key business resource.
15 September 2014

Prominent Journalist to Speak on Mainland Media’s Finances and Ethics

Zhu Xuedong, a veteran journalist who has served as top editor at a number of leading news magazines and newspapers in mainland China, will speak at The University of Hong Kong on September 15 at 6pm.
14 September 2014

Can Video Journalism Save Online Newspaper Readership?

Quality video journalism combined with text offers stories increased depth and can add months of published life to a text article that may otherwise be forgotten in days, according to Ian Lang, an award-winning television […]
10 July 2014

JMSC Research Seminar: Open Data Policies in Asia

The study of Open Data in Asia by Waltraut Ritter draws on field research and interviews in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
19 June 2014

China and Europe: Luncheon Panel Discussion

The EU is China’s top trading partner. During this luncheon discussion, panelists will explore the evolving relationship between China and Europe; the latest trends in trade and investment; the scope for cooperation particularly on global issues such as climate change and food security; roadblocks to collaboration; and China’s geopolitical role and foreign policy positions in the context of Europe’s economic crisis and the Ukraine troubles.
5 January 2014

JMSC Suggestions Cited by Government in Report on Copyright Law Reform

A JMSC position paper urging increased legal protection for creators of parodies and similar literary or artistic expression was repeatedly cited by the Hong Kong government in its report on a recently concluded public consultation on copyright law reform.