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.
The study of Open Data in Asia by Waltraut Ritter draws on field research and interviews in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.