11 January 2016

A fresh look at Hong Kong: JMSC undergraduates shine a light on social issues in the city through video projects

A report on how NGOs are trying to protect vulnerable children in HK’s poorest areas and the story of how hundreds in the city are facing a long wait for sex reassignment surgery are two […]
6 January 2016

Growing in an international media organisation – Huang Zheping

Earlier last year at Shanghai’s seventh annual ‘Love and Marriage Expo’, thousands of single people under the age of 40 gathered, looking for their potential other halves. Surrounded by marriage-seeking young people, their parents and […]
5 January 2016

My internship placement as a reporter in Myanmar

Myanmar once had a hard time, when press freedom was seriously threatened. In the wake of domestic reforms during recent years, however, the press enjoy more and more freedom. Take Mizzima, an exile-based independent media […]
14 December 2015

Amendment of the Copyright Bill in Hong Kong (Talk on 18 Dec.)

The Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 recently ignited severe controversy before a legislative debate. Netizens are worried that the Bill will further undermine internet freedom, yet the Government insists that it still provides sufficient protection to […]
1 December 2015

Writing business news – insights from the front line

Reporters can focus on a human story or explain a process in detail to produce compelling financial stories, said Yumiko Ono, Asia Digital Editor for The Wall Street Journal.
23 November 2015

‘Be entrepreneur journalists’: CNN anchor Kristie Lu Stout talks to JMSC students

‘You can be entrepreneur journalists—you don’t have to be limited to one platform or even company,’ CNN International news anchor, Kristie Lu Stout, told students during a recent visit to the HKU campus. Kristie met […]
18 November 2015

Learn to be a smart news consumer: MOOC ‘Making Sense of News’, running again in February 2016

With social media and a 24/7 news cycle, how do we—as news consumers—make sense of what we hear and read? Online course ‘Making Sense of News’, seeks to answer that question. The five-week course—starting in […]
17 November 2015

Video journalism innovation workshops at HKU (4 Dec.)

Journalists, newsroom managers and innovators are invited to attend a series of workshops on the latest developments in video journalism this Friday, 4 December.