16 September 2013

Social Media is a Boon to Censorship in China, Says JMSC Associate Professor

Social media allows censors in China to extend their reach farther than ever before, according to JMSC associate professor and media researcher Miklos Sukosd. “On the one hand, Chinese social media services, like Sina Weibo, […]
10 September 2013

BJ Wins Prestigious Scholarship to Oxford University

James Chan, who is graduating with honors from the JMSC's Bachelor of Journalism programme this year, has won a prestigious scholarship to Oxford University. The award was announced September 10 by The University of Hong Kong.
3 September 2013

New Book on Beijing by JMSC Alum Published

Beijing: The City of Changes (Swedish title: Peking- Förändringarnas stad), a book by JMSC alumnus Jojje Olsson (MJ, 2010), was released on September 3 by the Stockholm-based publishing house Laurella & Wallin förlag. The book, which is initially being […]
29 August 2013

JMSC Welcomes New MJ’s from 20 Countries and Regions Including The Remote Himalayas

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre’s global reach has now extended into the remote Himalayas, with six students from Nepal and one from Bhutan included in this year’s dazzlingly diverse Master of Journalism class. Those […]
24 August 2013

JMSC Professor Spends Summer Retracing 2001 Journey Across Afghanistan

JMSC professor Kevin Sites spent his summer the way he has spent much of his professional life – swimming with warlords, having his life threatened, nearly getting hit in a mortar attack, and stepping into the middle of […]
23 August 2013

JMSC Gets Incoming Journalism Students Off To An Early Start

Incoming students of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre got their journalism training off to an early start in mid-August, covering the IB World Student Conference in real time. The new Bachelor of Journalism and […]
20 August 2013

August 30: Panel – How Should Hong Kong Copyright Law Handle Parodies and Secondary Creations?

Parodies, satire and mashups abound in today’s culture, particularly on the Internet, but should they be regulated and, if so, how? In July 2013, the government launched a consultation on the treatment of parodies under […]
18 August 2013

Diary of an Intern at the People’s Daily

Amy Ha, a Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, recently completed a two month internship at the People’s Daily, the main organ of the Chinese Communist Party. Here is what her experience was like: The […]