29 July 2013

JMSC to Play Major Role at IB World Student Conference

JMSC faculty members, alums and students will be playing major roles in the upcoming IB World Student Conference, which is to be held at The University of Hong Kong next month. The conference, which will bring secondary students from […]
5 June 2012

Alumnus Wins Postgraduate Research Award

Alison Hui (BJ 2011) has won an award for Best Oral Presentation at the 12th Annual HKU Research Postgraduate Conference. Her topic was using the media to encourage those suffering from depression to seek help. “I […]
7 March 2012

JMSC Researcher Uses New Media to Gauge Public Opinion in Hong Kong

The “social media,” like Facebook, Sina Weibo and Twitter, have allowed millions of formerly anonymous individuals to broadcast their opinions to the broad public.  Now, a researcher at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (http://jmsc.hku.hk) is combining […]
29 February 2012

JMSC Research Seminar – Understanding Online Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Drawing on data collected from a set of online forums and social media, Dr King-wa Fu will explore the characteristics and patterns of public opinion about the Hong Kong government in this public seminar. Fu […]
20 February 2012

JMSC Students Win Praise for Their Coverage of a Child Safety Medical Conference

A JMSC student team assigned to cover a recent conference arranged by the medical faculty’s Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine impressed the organisers with their professionalism. The six, chosen from JMSC Associate Professor Thomas […]
31 May 2011

MJ Presents Papers at Academic Conferences

Francis Yin, a Master of Journalism student from mainland China, has had two papers he wrote for the JMSC’s Media Research Class accepted for presentation at two separate academic conferences this summer. Yin will present […]
24 March 2011

The Impact of Computing on the Changing Landscape of News

Leading American media researcher, Nick Diakopoulos, gave a talk about the impact of computing on the changing landscape of news and talked about how computer technology, social media analytics and even video games can be used for innovation […]
23 March 2011

Telling Stories With Computing

Innovative ways to tell stories with the help of computing were discussed at a research seminar held at Hong Kong University on Friday, March 18, 2011. A panel of journalists and computer experts shared their […]