Date:  Friday, 22 February 2019
Time:  2:00 – 5:30pm
Venue:  Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club, The University of Hong Kong

All are welcome. Details and registration: http://www.socsc.hku.hk/dsw/.

Media professionals, legal professionals, archivists, social scientists and humanities scholars and other stakeholders, have for many years expressed concern and campaigned for both access to government information and the creation and proper management of public records. The Law Reform Commission Sub-committees on Access to Information and Archives Law published, respectively, a consultation paper on 6 December 2018 to seek public views on whether reform is needed of the current regimes on access to information and public records management; and what kind of reform is preferred. The current public consultation period is an opportune time to initiate public debate on these two key legislation that would bring Hong Kong in line with international best practice and improve the transparency and accountability of the Government.

18 February 2019

(22 Feb) Public Forum: HK’s Public Records and Access to Information Systems in a Data-saturated World

Date:  Friday, 22 February 2019 Time:  2:00 – 5:30pm Venue:  Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club, The University of Hong Kong All are welcome. Details and registration: http://www.socsc.hku.hk/dsw/. Media professionals, legal professionals, archivists, social scientists and […]
2 March 2016

MOOC on data journalism opens for registration

The JMSC is offering a five-week course on the fundamentals of data journalism starting 4 April, in partnership with the Google News Lab and top news organisations in Asia.