The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for his piece about the Cultural Revolution for Initium. In a multimedia piece for the SCMPabout the same topic, Jun Mai received an Honourable Mention for Excellence in   Journalistic Innovation. Annie Zhang co-wrote a story for Initum about the abducted Hong Kong booksellers, which earned an honourable mention for Excellence in Investigative Reporting. Rounding up the JMSC wins is John Siu, who will be starting his masters with us this fall. He received an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Information Graphics for his “power map” in HK01 about the election committee of the 2017 Hong Kong chief executive election.

July 6, 2017

JMSC alumni recognized across categories at the 2017 SOPA Awards

The JMSC was well-represented at this year’s SOPA Awards for Editorial Excellence. Three MJ alumni and one incoming candidate were awarded in different categories. Zou Sicong was a winner in the Explanatory Reporting category for […]
June 7, 2017

Documentary makers take on tough issues in Hong Kong and the Mainland

By George W. Russell Hot-button issues from Mainland migrant worker rights to mental illness in Hong Kong were among the subjects of this year’s crop of documentaries by JMSC Master of Journalism students. Six documentaries, […]
May 29, 2017

JMSC Masters of Journalism graduate wins third annual Mick Deane Scholarship

(May 29, 2017 – Hong Kong)  Zhang Hao, a 2017 Master of Journalism graduate from The University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media Studies Centre has been named the third annual recipient of the Mick […]
May 26, 2017

AAJA Asia’s N3Con returns to JMSC

After a two-year sojourn in Seoul, the annual New.Now.Next Media Conference – the flagship event of the Asian-American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter – returned to Hong Kong for 2017 and the JMSC played host. Director […]
May 18, 2017

Screening of six JMSC student documentaries (2:30pm, 19 May)

Join us for a screening of six short documentaries produced by our Master of Journalism students.   The documentaries are compelling stories of ordinary folks who shared with us their search for identity, their dreams, and […]
May 17, 2017

JMSC undergraduate wins Human Rights Press Award for second year running

Martin Choi, a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student at the JMSC, has won the University English-Language Broadcast Prize at this year’s Human Rights Press Awards. It is the second year in a row that a […]
May 9, 2017

Pulitzer Prize finalist shares top tips for investigative journalism with JMSC students

Being an investigative reporter is tough, but there are ways to make it easier, 2016 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting finalist Tom Wright told JMSC students in a recent workshop. Wright, Journalist-in-Residence at the JMSC […]
May 5, 2017

2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia to be held in Vietnam

The 2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between 1 and 3 August 2017. It is the first time that the Institute—a series of […]