26 October 2018

Call for applicants to the 2018 Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre is co-organising the Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia again this year in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Hosted by the Faculty of Journalism and Communication at the […]
24 October 2018

Strapline

Strapline is our renewed effort to promote a healthy dose of skepticism coupled with self-reflective, critical thinking mindset — with practical digital proficiency. Fact-checking techniques and sufficient knowledge of computer algorithms, social media bots, online trolls, censorship mechanism, digital economy, and other related fields are all part of our target topics.
22 October 2018

JMSC launches Strapline, a video series all about news literacy

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) today announced the launch of a video series called Strapline: News Literacy for the Rest of Us on YouTube, Facebook, and Medium. Dr. Masato Kajimoto, Assistant Professor of Practice, is […]
11 September 2017

JMSC lunchtime talks: Journalism in the Age of “Fake News”

12:30-1:30pm, 19 September 2017 (Tuesday) A Fulbrighter’s experience at the MIT Media Lab during the US presidential election Dr. King-wa Fu, Associate Professor After the 2016 United States presidential election and the “surprising” victory of President […]
8 August 2017

JMSC’s news literacy efforts gain momentum as online course tops 6,600 enrollees

By Samantha Stanley More than 6,600 students from 125 countries have enrolled in Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens since its launch in January. A recent spike in registration over […]
5 May 2017

2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia to be held in Vietnam

The 2017 Summer Institute for News Literacy Fellows in Asia will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, between 1 and 3 August 2017. It is the first time that the Institute—a series of […]
6 December 2016

Journalism can help Cambodia find true democracy, says Master of Journalism student

Nov Povleakhena was born in Cambodia as the country was embracing the 1991 Paris Peace Accords, following decades of civil war and Cold War manoeuvring that left a trail of misery and destruction. Now a […]
25 November 2016

JMSC helps non-journalists ‘Make Sense of the News’ starting January 2017

Feeling overwhelmed by the news lately? You’re not alone. With the emergence of citizen journalism, more online news aggregators, and the sheer abundance of information at our fingertips, the sea of news can be tough […]