11 March 2016

Chinese media more versatile than authorities aim for, JMSC director says

Despite the efforts of President Xi Jinping to control public discourse in China ever more tightly, the media ecosystem in China is diverse and contentious, with companies such as Alibaba and Tencent expanding their presence […]
5 March 2016

Public seminar: Innovation and copyright reform in the digital age (14 March)

Amid a legislative deadlock over copyright reform in Hong Kong, Professor Ian Hargreaves will share his insights into innovation and intellectual property reform in this public seminar on 14 March.
26 February 2016

HK Transparency Report

HK Transparency Report promotes government accountability and the protection of personal privacy online by documenting and monitoring the extent to which the Hong Kong government requests user data from Internet Service Providers or demands the removal […]
11 January 2016

Hong Kong documentary seed grants – apply now!

A new programme aimed at supporting emerging documentary filmmakers with cash grants and instruction by award-winning filmmakers is now open. Documentary-makers with projects related to Hong Kong can apply. Grants support both short and feature-length […]
11 January 2016

A fresh look at Hong Kong: JMSC undergraduates shine a light on social issues in the city through video projects

A report on how NGOs are trying to protect vulnerable children in HK’s poorest areas and the story of how hundreds in the city are facing a long wait for sex reassignment surgery are two […]
14 December 2015

Amendment of the Copyright Bill in Hong Kong (Talk on 18 Dec.)

The Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2014 recently ignited severe controversy before a legislative debate. Netizens are worried that the Bill will further undermine internet freedom, yet the Government insists that it still provides sufficient protection to […]
26 April 2015

Master of Journalism student to launch new Hong Kong-focused English news outlet

Concerned by growing restrictions on press freedom in Hong Kong and the lack of credible alternative English-language news outlets, JMSC masters of journalism student, Tom Grundy, has teamed up with another journalist to launch a new, independent online newspaper called Hong Kong Free Press.
16 April 2015

JMSC alumni carve out career in social media

Spending all day surfing social media has proven a good career move for three JMSC graduates who have found rewarding jobs working at digital news agency, Storyful.