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Dr Kajimoto, Masato 鍛治本正人

Title:
Assistant Professor

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Dr Kajimoto, Masato 鍛治本正人

Title:
Assistant Professor

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Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
Chuo University, TokyoBA in English and American Literature
University of Missouri-Columbia, U.S.MA in Journalism
2014The University of Hong Kong, Hong KongPhD in Sociology
Biography

Dr. Masato 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.

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
03/2011 - dateMember (Academic)Online News Association
01/2012 - dateMemberAsian American Journalists Association
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Web development and social media
Online journalism
News literacy
Multimedia storytelling
Media anthropology
Japanese media
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Japanese英語、日語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Japanese英文、日文
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