Journalism and Media Studies Centre

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The Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC) was founded in September 1999 at the University of Hong Kong. The centre is affiliated with the Faculty of Social Sciences in HKU. Educational programmes in JMSC include graduate and undergraduate courses, seminars, workshops and courses for news professionals at all levels of expertise.

Academic programs[edit]

  • Reporting and Writing Program
  • Media Law Program
  • China Program
  • Business and Financial Journalism Program


China Media Project[edit]

China Media Project was established by The University of Hong Kong's Journalism and Media Studies Centre, in 2003.


Director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre. Before 1998, Professor Ying Chan worked for 23 years as a reporter, editor and documentary filmmaker in New York City. Professor Chan is a Board member of HKU of the Social Sciences Faculty and an adjunct research fellow of the E-Business Technology Institute. Professor Chan was also on the board of the Asian American Journalists Association.[1]

Professor Chan has also taught at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University.[2]

  • Qian Gang

Director, China Media Project, Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong
Apart from being a China Earthquakes Expert, Qian Gang was the managing editor of Southern Weekend. Qian was also a co-creator and executive editor of "News Probe" CCTV's pioneering weekly investigative news program.[3] Qian Gang is also the author of the book Great Earthquake of Tangshan.

Bandurski is a China analyst and freelance investigative journalist at University of Hong Kong and was educated at the Northwestern University. David is responsible for managing the China Media Project website. David Bandurski is a regular contributor in Far Eastern Economic Review, The Wall Street Journal, Index on Censorship, the South China Morning Post and other publications.[4]


Mainland China's veteran journalists spend up to three months at the JMSC as Visiting Fellows.

Fellows from mainland China
Hu Shuli (胡舒立) Shi Zhe (施喆) Yang Jisheng (杨继绳) He Xuefeng (何雪峰) Yang Daming (杨大明) Jin Liping (靳丽萍)
He Yanguang (贺延光) Lu Ye (陆晔) Sun Xupei (孙旭培) Shi Zhengmao (石正茂) Hu Yong (胡泳) Lu Xinyu (呂新雨)
Tang Jianguang (唐建光) Li Yaling (李亚玲) Liu Chang (刘畅) Wu Chongqing (吴重庆) Pu Zhiqiang (浦志强) Zhang Jianjing (张剑荆)
Liu Jianping (刘建平) Sun Jie (孙杰) Yan Lieshan (鄢烈山) Zhu Xueqin (朱学勤) Wang Keqin (王克勤) Lu Yuegang (卢跃刚)
Zhang Jie (张洁) Yang Haipeng (杨海鹏) Zhai Minglei (翟明磊) Zhong Cheng (钟诚) Zhan Jiang (展江) Zhao Shilong (赵世龙)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ying Chan (陈婉莹)". China Media Project. Archived from the original on 27 July 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2008.
  2. ^ "War correspondents conference". Shantou University. 26 November 2007. Retrieved 10 October 2008.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Qian Gang (钱钢)". China Media Project. Retrieved 10 October 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ David Bandurski (27 May 2008). "Media Earthquake". Wall Street Journal Asia. Retrieved 10 October 2008.

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