14 March 2016

JMSC hosts workshop in Myanmar to improve news literacy

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 […]
5 January 2016

My internship placement as a reporter in Myanmar

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 […]
6 October 2015

Call for Applications for News Literacy Fellows in Asia 2015

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 […]
11 March 2015

Education in responsible journalism urgently required in Myanmar and other authoritarian Asian states

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.
6 February 2015

Master of journalism students learn persistence and story pitching in “real-world” classrooms

Persistence, independence, proactive pitching and “doing your homework” are key lessons for all budding journalists, according to the experience of JMSC masters students.
10 July 2014

JMSC Research Seminar: Open Data Policies in Asia

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.
30 May 2013

JMSC Students Cover the Journalists Who Cover Asia at New.Now.Next Media Conference

When professional journalists from all over Asia and North America arrived at Hong Kong University for the New.Now.Next Media Conference (N3Con) last weekend, they were greeted by a press corps of JMSC students. The N3Con team – which consisted […]
20 December 2012

Diary of an Intern at The Myanmar Times

Tony Yoo, an Australian who entered the Master of Journalism programme at the JMSC this year on a Data Journalism Scholarship funded by Google, is interning at The Myanmar Times in Yangon, Burma during the […]