1 November 2016

Application for the 2017–2018 Master of Journalism programme now open

The JMSC is now welcoming applications to its Master of Journalism (MJ) programme for the 2017–2018 academic year. This one-year full time programme (or two-year part time programme for Hong Kong residents or those who […]
12 October 2016

My internship with ABC News in Beijing and covering the Yulin dog meat festival

(Feature image: Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, on the Great Wall of China) By Eric Cheung As one of the Big Three television networks in the United States, ABC News is one […]
30 September 2016

Our Story website launched

Telling 18 years of the JMSC’s history under its founding director, Professor Ying Chan, is no easy task. But we’ve attempted it here, in an ambitious new multimedia website we call Our Story. Our Story […]
27 September 2016

Innovative social media ‘crowd translation’ project helps tell China’s story to the world

(Feature image credit: 上海明室) An innovative project at the JMSC has experimented with translating censored Chinese social media posts into English in an effort to tell China’s story to the wider world. The two-week pilot […]
23 September 2016

Master classes with Oscar documentarians coming up in October and November

Two-time Academy Award nominated filmmaker James Longley and Academy Award winner Thomas Lennon will be the first instructors of Hong Kong Documentary Initiative’s Master Classes with Oscar Documentarians on 29–30 October and 5–6 November held at the Journalism and […]
20 September 2016

JMSC teaching assistant wins Hong Kong arm wrestling competition and VIP package to meet Arnie

She is known at the JMSC as a teaching assistant for the Media Law and Ethics course. But in her spare time, Sharron Fast is a boxer and a weightlifter―and more recently a champion arm […]
8 September 2016

A Celebration of Journalism with Ying Chan marks the end of an era

More than 300 journalists, academics, local business leaders, students and alumni gathered on 31 August in HKU’s historic Loke Yew Hall to celebrate the first chapter of the JMSC under the leadership of its founding […]
30 August 2016

Winner of the 2016 Mick Deane Scholarship for Video Journalism announced

Xu Xiaotong, a 2016 Master of Journalism graduate from the JMSC whose documentary explored the difficulties of Chinese students adjusting to life in Hong Kong, has been named as the overall winner of the 2016 […]