Media Literacy Master Talk by Prof. Raymond R. Wong

We are delighted to have veteran journalist Prof. Raymond R. Wong, also the founder of Dorothy Shen Wong Journalism Education Fund, as our guest speaker in the “Media Literacy Master Talk” seminar. Speaking to a full house comprising media practitioners and secondary students on July 8, 2022, Prof. Wong shared how he dealt with ethical problems and norms in decades of news practices.

The seminar was part of a two-year research project spearheaded by Dr. Kaman Lee to promote media literacy and ethics. The project also includes a digital archive to record the history of TV news in Hong Kong, the filming of a documentary, and a VR showcase of media ethics through an immersive learning experience.

Leung Man-hei Won Prestigious Photo Award

A big congratulations to Year 3 journalism student Leung Man-hei, who won the first prize in the prestigious photo competition “Focus at the Frontline 2021” in the capacity of freelance photographer. Leung’s work, captioned “A man farewells his family before moving to Canada”, won the biggest award in the general news section. The competition was organized by Hong Kong Press Photographers Association and first began in 1993.

HKSYU and HKPC Sign MOU to Groom Media Talents

The University signed a memorandum of understanding with Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) on May 13, 2022 to offer internships and on-the-job training for students enrolled in Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Journalism and Mass Communication and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Media Design and Immersive Technology. The collaboration aims to strengthen the local digital talent pool in media design, immersive technologies and visual production.