Masato Kajimoto PhD, Assistant Professor of Practice Journalism and Media Studies Centre, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. Masato Kajimoto is an assistant professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), the University of Hong Kong. He specializes in news literacy education, multimedia storytelling, and social media in journalism. As a founder of the Asia Pacific Digital Citizens Network at JMSC, he has been leading international collaboration and initiatives among media educators in Asia to develop pedagogical methods in news literacy that take into account the culture, media landscapes, and political climates in different countries. Before beginning a career in teaching and research, he worked as an online reporter and web producer for CNN International. Dr. Kajimoto is also an affiliate professor at the Center for News Literacy, School of Journalism, Stony Brook University.