Thomas Crampton

Social Media in China and across Asia

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Digital Storytelling (Hong Kong University courses)

Jun 29, 2009

Digital Storytelling (Hong Kong University courses)

For anyone interested in going digital, Hong Kong University is offering a series on workshops this summer. The HKU program has uber-blogger Rebecca MacKinnon on staff and offers some excellent digital classes. Diane Stormont will be teaching the online skills training and Rob McBride will be teaching the course on digital storytelling. Here’s the summer’s

Will McCallum

Mar 27, 2009

Will McCallum is a Hong Kong-based journalist and videographer who has also lived in Beijing and Zielona Gora, Poland. Will gets passionate about new media in China, the films of Jia Zhang Ke, Coopers Pale Ale and the Magnetic Fields. Soon after completing a BA majoring in political science and Chinese from the University of

China’s Censors Adopt Agenda Setting

Oct 28, 2008

China’s Censors Adopt Agenda Setting

China’s censors have evolved from blocking news to agenda-setting on potentially negative stories, according to Ying Chan, director of Hong Kong University’s journalism program. Ying cites the stabbing of an American at the Drum Tower in Beijing during the Olympics. Instead of covering up the incident, state-run media led coverage, forcing market-driven media to follow

Ying Chan

Oct 28, 2008

Ying Chan

Hong Kong-born journalist Ying Chan worked at a range of publications including Sing Tao newspaper and the New York Daily News before founding The University of Hong Kong’s Journalism and Media StudiesCentre in September 1999. Chan’s honours include a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University, a George Polk Award for journalistic excellence and an International Press

Chinese Internet Conference in Hong Kong June 13 and 14

Jun 5, 2008

Chinese Internet Conference in Hong Kong June 13 and 14

Rebecca MacKinnon has organized a conference next weekend on China’s Internet with some great participants, including Jeremy Goldkorn of Danwei, Duncan Clark of BDA, bloggers Isaac Mao and Roland Soong as well as many others. Here’s the details: 6th Annual Chinese Internet Research ConferenceDate/Time: June 13-14, 2008, 8:30-6:30 dailyVenue: Council Chamber, 8/F, Meng Wah Building,

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