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 […]
Once the provenance of American universities, the subject of news literacy is now expanding abroad where new models of teaching are gaining attention. One such course at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre was recently highlighted in the Columbia Journalism Review for its innovative approach to de-Americanizing the news literacy curriculum for a more global student body.
Problem: as we’re bombarded daily by thousands of bits of digital information, how do we distinguish the accurate from the inaccurate? That question was the focus of a seven-day “news literacy” workshop held last week […]
Richard Hornik, a distinguished former journalist who now teaches at Stony Brook University School of Journalism in the United States, will deliver a talk at the JMSC about the work of the Centre for Communicating […]
The JMSC has joined forces with Stony Brook University in New York State to expand “news literacy” teaching into the curricula at both The University of Hong Kong and other universities in Asia. News literacy […]