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 […]
15 August 2013

JMSC Hosts News Literacy Workshop

Problem: as we’re bombarded daily by thousands of bits of digital information, how do we distinguish the accurate from the inaccurate? That question was the focus of a seven-day “news literacy” workshop held last week […]
31 July 2013

JMSC Alum Joins JMSC Professor to Report on Afghanistan

“If I was with the Taliban now, and I saw you … I would kill you.” According to Abdul Matin Sarfraz (MJ, 2013), these words were spoken to him in July by a former fighter […]
30 July 2013

Two Accomplished Journalists Conducting New Research on China at JMSC

Two accomplished journalists have begun conducting new research on China at the JMSC. Nip, a senior lecturer in the University of Sydney’s Department of Media and Communications, was a reporter for the Sing Tao Daily News in London, […]
29 July 2013

JMSC to Play Major Role at IB World Student Conference

JMSC faculty members, alums and students will be playing major roles in the upcoming IB World Student Conference, which is to be held at The University of Hong Kong next month. The conference, which will bring secondary students from […]
22 July 2013

Fresh JMSC Grads Parlay Newly Minted Skills and Internships into Jobs

Several newly minted graduates from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre have parlayed the skills and internship experiences they acquired during their studies into jobs at media organisations in Hong Kong. Vicky Kung (BJ, 2013) […]
22 July 2013

JMSC Alum Teaches Media Skills to Refugees on Thailand-Burma Border

Jasmine Siu, a fresh graduate of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre’s Bachelor of Journalism programme, is passing on what she learned at the JMSC by teaching media literacy to Burmese refugees this summer in Mae […]