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 […]
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.
23 August 2013

JMSC Gets Incoming Journalism Students Off To An Early Start

Incoming students of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre got their journalism training off to an early start in mid-August, covering the IB World Student Conference in real time. The new Bachelor of Journalism and […]
15 August 2013

JMSC Hosts News Literacy Workshop

Problem: as we’re bombarded daily by thousands of bits of digital information, how do we distinguish the accurate from the inaccurate? That question was the focus of a seven-day “news literacy” workshop held last week […]
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 […]
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 […]
16 March 2013

BJs Give 600 Secondary Students a Chance for 15 Minutes of Fame in “Night at the Museum”

The American artist Andy Warhol once famously said, “In the future, everyone will be world famous for 15 minutes”. JMSC Bachelor of Journalism (BJ) students recently gave over 600 teenagers from 56 Hong Kong Secondary Schools […]
26 February 2013

JMSC Students Launch Weekly Podcast, One of HKU’s First

Seven students in the JMSC’s Bachelor of Journalism programme have launched a weekly podcast covering Hong Kong from unusual points of view. Hillary Kong (BJ, 2013), Nicholas Leung (BJ, 2013), Raymond Yeung (BJ, 2014), Quiteria Leung […]