8 May 2014

JMSC Accepting Applications for Google Policy Fellowship for Summer 2014

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre will host a Google Policy Fellow for 10 weeks this summer. The fellowship runs from June to August 2014 and offers a student stipend of US$7,500. The deadline for applications is May 23.
28 April 2014

Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia 2014

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 […]
28 April 2014

JMSC Student Awarded Prestigious Cambridge Scholarship

Billy Wong Shing-keung, a second year Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, has been awarded the Pembroke-King Programme Scholarship at the University of Cambridge, one of four students in the world to receive the summer programme scholarship.
28 April 2014

JMSC Student Wins International New York Times Competition

Joyce Xu, a third year Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, has won the International New York Times “Word (World) of Yours” Writing Competition 2013 for her article, “The Impact of Social Media on Global Awareness,” which was published April 1 in the INYT’s Hong Kong and China print editions.
14 April 2014

JMSC Singled Out For Its Teaching of News Literacy

Once the provenance of American universities, the subject of news literacy is now expanding abroad where new models of teaching are gaining attention. One such course at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre was recently highlighted in the Columbia Journalism Review for its innovative approach to de-Americanizing the news literacy curriculum for a more global student body.
9 April 2014

JMSC Students Take 2nd Prize in Samsung Competition

Two undergraduate journalism majors have taken 2nd prize in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow competition, winning cash and product prizes for both themselves and the JMSC.
2 April 2014

Asia Lacks an Effective Investigative Journalism Network, Expert Says

While investigative reporting has exploded around much of the world in recent years, Asia still lacks networks of investigative journalists and nonprofit groups to support them. This was the view of David Kaplan, Executive Director of the Global Investigative Journalists Network, during a talk at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre on March 28.
26 March 2014

JMSC Alum Publishes New Book on King Arthur’s Legends

Many good journalists end up being novelists or non-fiction writers, but few would be brave enough to write a book about a character from the legend of King Arthur. But one of JMSC’s own has done just that.