Journalists from Myanmar and Afghanistan join the University of Hong Kong’s Master of Journalism program this month, thanks to a fellowship from the Sydney-based Judith Neilson Institute and HKU Journalism. Ms Su Myat Mon from […]
The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas and HKU Journalism have launched the JNI-HKU Opportunity Fellowships to give professional development opportunities to two journalists from Myanmar and Afghanistan. JNI-HKU Opportunity Fellowship recipients will undertake a Master […]
JMSC alumnus Ko Swe Win (MJ 2009), editor-in-chief of Myanmar Now, was among five recipients of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award this year. He was lauded for “building the quality and force of media’s truth-telling.” The […]
For the fourth straight year, the JMSC has hosted a workshop aimed at spreading news literacy around Asia. The 2015 Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia was held at the Myanmar Institute of Theology […]
Myanmar once had a hard time, when press freedom was seriously threatened. In the wake of domestic reforms during recent years, however, the press enjoy more and more freedom. Take Mizzima, an exile-based independent media […]
Call for applications Become a News Literacy Fellow this winter between Dec. 14 and 16 in Yangon, Myanmar. Help pioneer a new course on how to evaluate information coming from the news media. Work with […]
Fifty years of military rule has left Myanmar with a shortage of journalists and an immediate need for journalism and news literacy education taught with an emphasis on balanced, ethical reporting, according to JMSC associate professor, Masato Kajimoto.