28 December 2020
Students of the School of Communication (SCOM) won a total of 4 awards in the 2020 Campus News Awards (CNA). The award-winning entries this year were selected from 700-plus submissions by higher education institutions from the “cross-strait four regions”.
Professor Scarlet Tso, Associate Vice-President (Communications and Public Affairs) and Dean of the School of Communication, points out that the competition took place during a period in which simple things like conducting interviews and reporting are challenging because of the COVID-19. She also said the fact that our students were able to produce outstanding pieces in spite of the difficult environment and won awards in this fierce competition is truly commendable. Students of the School of Communication have been participating in the CNA since 2014 and they have won a total of 36 awards over the years. This is a validation of their outstanding performance and high academic standards amongst students from other institutions in the “cross-strait four regions”.
The universities participated in the 2020 Campus News Awards included the Tsinghua University, the Nanjing University, the Jinan University, the Sun Yat-sen University, the Wuhan University, the Shantou University, the Beijing Foreign Studies University, the Xi’an International Studies University, the Renmin University of China, the Jiangxi Normal University, the South China University of Technology, the Communication University of China, the Communication University of Zhejiang, the Guangdong University of Finance & Economics, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Baptist University, the City University of Hong Kong, the University of Macau, the Macau University of Science and Technology, Taiwan’s National Chengchi University and Taiwan’s Shih Hsin University etc. Over 2000 students participated in the competition. A panel of nearly 90 judges which comprised political leaders, business elites, academics and veteran journalists from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan ultimately selected 76 entries as the award winners, covering over 20 award categories.
The list of SCOM awardees is as follows:
|Awards||Name of Participants||Name of Journal||Entry Name||Entry Hyperlink|
|Best in Tech News Reporting (English) 1st Runner up||Ching-man Yip; Chi-yat Wong; Nok-man Tse||Enlightenment Post||Online Teaching/Cheating Amid Coronavirus Pandemic||Link|
|Best in News Video Reporting (English) 1st Runner up||Ching-man Yip; Chi-yat Wong; Nok-man Tse; Ching-yee Hung; Kwun-ho Ho||Enlightenment Post||Online Teaching/Cheating Amid Coronavirus Pandemic||Link|
|Best in Headline Writing (Chinese) 2nd Runner up||Wing-shuen Leung; Hoi-nam Wan; Jiaqi Wu||Enlightenment Post||成本兩三萬 「夾」出一桶金||Link|
|Best in Headline Writing (English) 2nd Runner up||Suet-ching Chaung; Wing-tung Au; Chun-kei Ha; Hoi-ying Kwong||Enlightenment Post||Toys Stories in Hong Kong||Link|