31 July 2013

JMSC Alum Joins JMSC Professor to Report on Afghanistan

“If I was with the Taliban now, and I saw you … I would kill you.” According to Abdul Matin Sarfraz (MJ, 2013), these words were spoken to him in July by a former fighter […]
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 […]
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 […]
5 June 2013

Media Proposals Receive Backing at JMSC-Organized “Pitch Session”

Three new media project ideas – an online platform about violence against women in Hong Kong and China, a video game to help treat depression in women, and an independent media outlet for Myanmar – […]
1 June 2013

JMSC Hosts Journalism Jobs Fair

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre hosted a journalism jobs fair last week, and both job-seekers and employers were impressed. “I was really impressed with the talent and enthusiasm of the students at the job […]
31 May 2013

Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellow in Asia 2013

Become a News Literacy Fellow this summer at the University of Hong Kong! Help pioneer a new course for university students on how to evaluate information coming from the news media! Work and study with […]
31 May 2013

Conference Registration Now Open – Communicating Infectious Diseases

Registration is now open for the Communicating Infectious Diseases Conference, sponsored by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre. The conference, which marks the tenth anniversary of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) pandemic, will take […]
23 May 2013

Oscar Winner Teaches Course on Documentary Film Editing at JMSC

Ruby Yang, an Oscar-winning filmmaker, is at the JMSC this month teaching a course on the craft and art of documentary filmmaking. The course, which ends May 31, is guiding students through the process of […]