8 May 2014

JMSC Accepting Applications for Google Policy Fellowship for Summer 2014

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre will host a Google Policy Fellow for 10 weeks this summer. The fellowship runs from June to August 2014 and offers a student stipend of US$7,500. The deadline for applications is May 23.
17 April 2014

OpenGov Project

The OpenGov project provides resources, training and use cases in government transparency and accountability. We follow the principle that greater access to government information (OGI) will help create a more informed and better engaged citizenry […]
13 September 2013

JMSC Tracks Government Requests for Online User Information

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre has launched a pioneering project, "The Hong Kong Transparency Report," to track the Hong Kong Government’s requests for Internet user data and content removal. The website, which was launched in September with support from Google Inc., will also track how many such requests are acceded to by the Internet companies, and will examine the implications for government accountability and personal privacy that these requests might have.