6 March 2017

New media law book on communication and expression in the digital age published by JMSC professor

The latest book from Associate Professor Doreen Weisenhaus, Media Law and Policy in the Internet Age, was published on 23 February. The book features essays by Weisenhaus, Director of the JMSC’s Media Law Project, and […]
3 November 2016

Workshop at HKU on Media Law and Policy in Asia brings together media professionals and defence lawyers for legal and practical training

By Tamsyn Burgmann, Master of Journalism 2016–17 Lawyers and journalists converged at The University of Hong Kong amid two typhoons to share strategies and develop solutions to the maelstrom of threats to press freedom swirling […]
27 May 2016

Experts call for international agreements to clarify privacy and security issues

New international agreements and laws are needed to clarify privacy and security issues for digital communication, according to panelists at a seminar at The University of Hong Kong. Stacy Baird, Chair of Data Sovereignty at […]
6 May 2016

Seminar: Who’s Got Your Back? Securing Trust and Agency in a World of Backdoors & Gatekeepers

Friday, 13 May 2016 – 12.45-4 p.m.11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (Centennial Campus) In a world of insecure systems, data breaches and ubiquitous surveillance, digital defence is no longer the […]
5 March 2016

Public seminar: Innovation and copyright reform in the digital age (14 March)

Amid a legislative deadlock over copyright reform in Hong Kong, Professor Ian Hargreaves will share his insights into innovation and intellectual property reform in this public seminar on 14 March.
29 February 2016

The Media Law Project

The Media Law Project is a unique research and training programme for journalists, students, academics, media lawyers and others in the communications industry in Hong Kong, mainland China and the region.
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 January 2014

JMSC Professor Calls for More Transparency in Hong Kong Courts

The Hong Kong courts’ practice of limiting public access to court documents undermines open justice and journalists’ ability to accurately report on court cases, Associate Professor Doreen Weisenhaus recently told the South China Morning Post.