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8 March 2017

SCOM Talk Series 27: Changes of the Election Culture in United States and Hong Kong by Social Media


Mr Charles Chow, Former-Information Officer of the Information Service Department, gave a talk in the SCOM Talk Series 27 on 8 March 2017. Mr Chow introduced the tremendous impacts of social media nowadays. He explained the transformation of United States and Hong Kong’s election campaign thanks to the prevailency of social media. By illustrating different graphs and statistics, Mr Chow showed the political circumstances in United States and Hong Kong. He pointed out that the common use of ‘Fake News’ is chronic to society.

 

During the Chit-chat and Question and Answer Session, Mr Chow discussed hot topics with other three guests. They were Mr Eric Lam, Senior Editor of HK01, Mr Mountain Hsu, Founder of Line Post and Mr David Chung, Chief Editor of Line Post.

 

Mr Chow’s sharing and the Chit-chat session enriched SCOM students’ understanding on the impact of social media. Both teachers and students were greatly inspired.

Dean Scarlet Tso (School of Communication) gave a welcoming speech
Dean Scarlet Tso (School of Communication) gave a welcoming speech
Mr Charles Chow shared the working experience in media and public relations industry
Mr Charles Chow shared the working experience in media and public relations industry
MC of the talk, Andrew Chiu, BJC Year 3 student
MC of the talk, Andrew Chiu, BJC Year 3 student
Ms Eileen Chua, Senior Lecturer, moderated the chit-chat and Q&A session
Ms Eileen Chua, Senior Lecturer, moderated the chit-chat and Q&A session
Mr Chow discussed hot topics with Mr Eric Lam (1st on the Left), Senior Editor of HK01, Mr David Chung (2nd on the right), Chief Editor of Line Post and Mr Mountain Hsu (1st on the right), Founder of Line Post
Mr Chow discussed hot topics with Mr Eric Lam (1st on the Left), Senior Editor of HK01, Mr David Chung (2nd on the right), Chief Editor of Line Post and Mr Mountain Hsu (1st on the right), Founder of Line Post
Students from the School of Communication raised questions during the Q&A session and the scene at the talk
Students from the School of Communication raised questions during the Q&A session and the scene at the talk
Dean Scarlet Tso presented a souvenir to Mr Chow
Dean Scarlet Tso presented a souvenir to Mr Chow
Group photo
Group photo