11 March 2016

Chinese media more versatile than authorities aim for, JMSC director says

Despite the efforts of President Xi Jinping to control public discourse in China ever more tightly, the media ecosystem in China is diverse and contentious, with companies such as Alibaba and Tencent expanding their presence […]
10 March 2016

JMSC grad Michelle Yuan named in Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ list of Asian trailblazers

Master of Journalism alumna Michelle Yuan has been named by Forbes Magazine as one of the 30 ‘top promising young leaders, daring entrepreneurs and game changers’ in Asia’s Media, Marketing and Advertising sector. Yuan was […]
9 March 2016

Piloting a data visualisation MOOC with an Asian twist

Learners in Asia and around the world have completed an online course teaching them to critique, design and produce attractive data visualisations and infographics. Massive open online course (MOOC), ‘Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization’, […]
8 March 2016

Public seminar: Telling Stories Together: The risks and opportunities for journalism in the age of social media (17 March)

Social media serves as a space where the distinction between material from journalists and their audience is blended into constantly updating fluid streams of information. Every twist and turn of the news is described, discussed […]
6 March 2016

JMSC hosts special screening of investigative journalism film, ‘Spotlight’

The JMSC hosted a special screening of Oscar award-winning film ‘Spotlight’ for students, alumni and internship partners on 18 February, the film’s opening night at cinemas in Hong Kong. The event, held at The Grand […]
5 March 2016

Public seminar: Innovation and copyright reform in the digital age (14 March)

Amid a legislative deadlock over copyright reform in Hong Kong, Professor Ian Hargreaves will share his insights into innovation and intellectual property reform in this public seminar on 14 March.
4 March 2016

DreamCatchers 100K launched to support young entrepreneurs

The JMSC is one of the four organisers of the inaugural DreamCatchers 100K entrepreneurship seed funding initiative. DreamCatchers 100K is an entrepreneurship seed fund from The University of Hong Kong aimed at supporting young entrepreneurs […]
2 March 2016

MOOC on data journalism opens for registration

The JMSC is offering a five-week course on the fundamentals of data journalism starting 4 April, in partnership with the Google News Lab and top news organisations in Asia.