13 July 2013

JMSC Alum’s New Documentary to Air on Al Jazeera

China’s Little Rock Star, a documentary by JMSC alumnus Vincent Du, will be aired on Al Jazeera English starting Tuesday, July 16, as the first film of the network’s Viewfinder Asia series. The show will premier at 6:30 a.m. Hong […]
7 July 2013

Best Year Ever for JMSC Student Internships

Students of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre have picked up a total of 68 jobs and internships over the spring and summer through the JMSC Careers and Internships programme. The placements bring the overall number of jobs […]
3 July 2013

Improved Response to Disease Outbreaks Could Fail Without Proper Communication, Health Experts Warn

Improved responses to public health emergencies could be futile unless better ways are found to communicate with the communities most at risk, infectious disease experts have warned. According to Dr. Paul Gully and Professor Malik Peiris, it is […]
28 June 2013

Diary of an Intern at CNN International

Georgia McCafferty is a Master of Journalism student from Australia. She recently wrapped up a three-month internship with CNN International in Hong Kong. Here is what the experience was like: With more crows’ feet and […]
27 June 2013

JMSC Launching Pioneering Online Disease Communication Course

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre will test a pilot version of a new online training course, “Behavioral Change Communication During Outbreak Response,” on Friday, June 28. The course, which will be the culmination of […]
26 June 2013

Communicating Infectious Diseases Conference Kicks off at Hong Kong University

A two-and-a-half-day conference sponsored by the JMSC kicked off Wednesday at Hong Kong University to mark the tenth anniversary of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) pandemic. Global health professionals, communications experts and medical doctors […]
23 June 2013

How Electronic Data is Used Poses the Real Danger to Society, Data Expert Says

The real danger in the U.S. electronic surveillance programmes revealed by Edward Snowden is that governments might use the data to punish people not for what they do, but for what they might do, says […]
19 June 2013

JMSC Alum Wins Prestigious International Radio Program Award

JMSC alumna Reenita Malhotra Hora has won the Gold Radio Trophy in the current affairs category at the New York Festivals’ International Radio Program Awards. Hora (MJ, 2012) won the prestigious award for her program, The […]