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. […]
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 […]