Dr. Masato Kajimoto (China) 4.05.2015
Adam Mickiewicz University and the City of Poznań invite you to the open lecture that will be held by Dr. Masato Kajimoto from The University of Hong Kong.The lecture entitled "Are we all journalists now? Rethinking the role of journalism in mediating public conversations" will take place on 4th Mai 2015 at 1:15 PM (The Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, Main lecture Hall, Umultowska St. 89A).
Dr. Masato Kajimoto - assistant Professor Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong. Project Leader - Asia Pacific Digital Citizens Project.
Dr. Kajimoto specializes in news literacy education, multimedia storytelling, and social media in journalism. His research incorporates learning analytics, media and cultural studies and narrative analysis.
Before beginning a career in teaching and research, he worked as an online reporter and "Specials" editor (web producer) for CNN.
Born and raised in Nagoya, Japan, he earned his bachelor's degree (BA) in English and American literature at Chuo University in Tokyo. He holds a master's degree (MA) in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia in the U.S.
He obtained a PhD in Sociology from the University of Hong Kong.
As a professional journalist, Masato has written news articles, features and columns in English and in Japanese. As a journalism educator, he has supervised many online projects integrating broadcast and internet technologies.