27 January 2017

JMSC students learn adaptability is key to “real world” journalism on winter internships around Asia

From refining interview techniques to experimenting with different writing and video production styles, JMSC students learnt that adaptability is key to producing effective journalism during their recent winter internships. Fifty Master of Journalism (MJ) students […]
23 January 2017

New partnership between the JMSC and Asia Sentinel to produce local and regional reporting

The JMSC and news and analysis website Asia Sentinel have formed a partnership to work together in producing local and regional reporting. Under the new collaboration, JMSC students will pitch stories of local and regional […]
23 January 2017

From Mexico to Hong Kong: starting a career as a business and financial journalist

Nicole Pabello comes from Veracruz, a state in Mexico which has been described as one of the most dangerous places for journalists in Latin America. It’s a world away from Hong Kong, the city which […]
6 January 2017

International journalism students come alive studying in Hong Kong and Asia

They come from countries as far apart as Italy and Canada, Mexico and Russia. They speak multiple languages, have held a variety of jobs, and hold different university degrees. But since joining the JMSC’s Master […]
16 December 2016

In front of and behind the camera: Cantopop singer enriches herself with HKU Master of Journalism programme

Venus Yiu describes herself as a ‘slash’—the new term for someone pursuing multiple career paths at the same time. As well as being a singer-songwriter in Hong Kong, Yiu has also been working in the […]
6 December 2016

Journalism can help Cambodia find true democracy, says Master of Journalism student

Nov Povleakhena was born in Cambodia as the country was embracing the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, following decades of civil war and Cold War manoeuvring that left a trail of misery and destruction. Now a […]
5 December 2016

BBC correspondent speaks to students about how the BBC covered the missing booksellers story

Reporting and photos by Corinne Vigniel In covering the story of the missing Hong Kong booksellers—one of the biggest local stories of the year—BBC correspondent Juliana Liu described weeks of chasing reliable sources and one […]
28 November 2016

Killer course: Students act like soldiers to answer the question, ‘Why do we kill in war?’

They wore body armour fashioned from cardboard and helmets that looked more like highway cones. Some carried rifles laser cut from plywood stencils. No one was going to mistake Lecture Hall 4 in HKU’s Chong […]