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 South China Morning Post about 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.

6 July 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 […]
29 May 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 […]
18 May 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 […]
30 September 2016

Our Story website launched

Telling 18 years of the JMSC’s history under its founding director, Professor Ying Chan, is no easy task. But we’ve attempted it here, in an ambitious new multimedia website we call Our Story. Our Story […]
30 March 2016

Keith Richburg appointed as new director of the JMSC

Keith B. Richburg, whose journalism career has spanned 40 years and four continents and who has lectured at some of the world’s most prestigious universities, has been named the new director of The University of […]
24 August 2015

Recent graduate Georgia McCafferty on studying the Master of Journalism programme

Georgie McCafferty (MJ 2014) is a recent graduate of the JMSC Master of Journalism programme, a mother of three, and a freelance journalist. In this video, she talks about juggling family and studies during her Master of Journalism programme, and how the courses helped prepare her for a career in journalism.
1 July 2015

Trauma reporting needs citizen journalists, says Dart professor

Citizen journalism needs to be embraced for its role in providing on-the-ground reporting on trauma and disasters, according to award winning journalist Bruce Shapiro.
18 May 2015

JMSC students and alums score big at Human Rights Press Awards

JMSC students and alumni have won a raft of honours at the prestigious 19th Annual Human Rights Press Awards in both the student and the general sections.