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 […]
26 August 2013

JMSC Begins Innovative Collaboration with New “Quartz” Business News Site

Heather Timmons, Asia correspondent for the new business news website Quartz and a former New York Times correspondent, has been named an honorary lecturer at the Journalism and Media Studies Center, in a innovative cooperative […]
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

Hong Kong Courts Far Behind The Times says JMSC Media Law Project Director

Hong Kong is not operating in the 21st Century when it comes to public access to information about its courts and legal proceedings, according to the Director of the JMSC’s Media Law Project. “Hong Kong’s judiciary […]
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 […]