A total of 16 students and alumni won ten awards in the 17th Consumer Rights Reporting Awards in various categories. The Award aims at raising and educating the general public’s awareness of consumer rights and to endorse excellence in press coverage of consumer rights issues, which is annually organized by Consumer Council, Hong Kong Journalists Association and Hong Kong Press Photographers Association.
▲ Photo of students and alumni awardees. Right: Ms. Bonnie Chiu, Associate Head of Department of Journalism.
“Nanometre Flat” is no longer an unfamiliar term to Hong Kong residents, especially those who are striving against the overheated property market. Chan Yee Man and Ma Yuen Ting (Chinese Journalism Year Four) won the Bronze Award of the Campus category by their article: “How is it like to squeeze within residence smaller than a parking space?”
▲ Chan Yee Man and Ma Yuen Ting (Chinese Journalism Concentration Year 4) won the Bronze Award in Campus Category.
Lau Tsz Lam (Broadcast Journalism Year Three), with her video report “Abuse of ‘No Fakes Pledge’ logo”, won the Merit Award of the Campus category. Her story reveals some shops claim to possess the red logo which serves as a guarantee of genuine products,while the Intellectual Property Department cannot afford to inspect.
▲ Lau Tsz Lam (Broadcast Journalism Concentration Year Three) won the Merit Award in Campus Category.
Furthermore, 13 graduates from the Department receive awards of Text Features and Investigative, Audio and Visual Reporting. Find out the winner list here.