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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

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

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,