HKBU co-organises Workshop on Social Media, Regulation and Freedom of Expression: A Comparative Perspective

(15 May 2013) The workshop “Social Media, Regulation and Freedom of Expression: A comparative perspective”, organised by the Department of Journalism at Hong Kong Baptist University and the Centre for Journalism Studies at the Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) with the support of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (Taiwan), will address the key issue of the advent of social media for media policy and legal regulatory issues, particularly with regard to the following topics:       Balancing freedom of expression and social media regulation; Social media access and service provision; Social media content; Defamation, privacy and data protection; Impacts of social media on the economics of information; and the Role of social media in a transitional society.

The speakers come from USA, UK, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Vietnam. The workshop, 23-24 May 2013, is free of charge and all are welcome. To register for this event, download the registration form here: