29 March 2017

Would you give your life to tell the story? Whatever your answer, JMSC professor teaches students to be ready

Not many professions ask you to put your life in danger. Journalism is one of them, and Kevin Sites, Associate Professor of Practice and former war correspondent, wants his students to be ready. In the […]
15 March 2017

Reflecting on a career as a foreign correspondent—an interview with JMSC director Keith Richburg

By Marta Colombo Journalists are responsible for documenting historical watersheds and the everyday lives of those affected by them. Making the stories accessible is the challenge, and leaving a mark for the purpose of future […]
17 February 2017

Learning about the unique area of wine journalism and how it differs from lifestyle reporting

There may be few other areas of journalism which involve quite as many fun wine and food events, but wine journalism requires a specialist subject knowledge and an authoritative writing style, students―and some staff—learnt in […]
10 February 2017

Students experiment with innovative storytelling through digital projects

Traditional Chinese characters shown through interactive graphics. A walk through Hong Kong’s recent history using scannable barcodes. And bots publishing stories and replying to reader messages on Facebook. These were just a few of the […]
27 January 2017

JMSC students learn adaptability is key to “real world” journalism on winter internships around Asia

From refining interview techniques to experimenting with different writing and video production styles, JMSC students learnt that adaptability is key to producing effective journalism during their recent winter internships. Fifty Master of Journalism (MJ) students […]
23 January 2017

New partnership between the JMSC and Asia Sentinel to produce local and regional reporting

The JMSC and news and analysis website Asia Sentinel have formed a partnership to work together in producing local and regional reporting. Under the new collaboration, JMSC students will pitch stories of local and regional […]
23 January 2017

From Mexico to Hong Kong: starting a career as a business and financial journalist

Nicole Pabello comes from Veracruz, a state in Mexico which has been described as one of the most dangerous places for journalists in Latin America. It’s a world away from Hong Kong, the city which […]
6 January 2017

International journalism students come alive studying in Hong Kong and Asia

They come from countries as far apart as Italy and Canada, Mexico and Russia. They speak multiple languages, have held a variety of jobs, and hold different university degrees. But since joining the JMSC’s Master […]