Recent Publications Archive


Cheng, Yang, Chun-Ju Flora Hung-Baesecke, and Yi-Ru Regina Chen. 2021. “Social Media Influencer Effects on CSR Communication: The Role of Influencer Leadership in Opinion and Taste.” International Journal of Business Communication

George, Cherian. 2021. “Dark Side of People Power: Populism and the News Media” in News in Asia. Judith Nielson Institute.

Karyotakis, Minos-Athanasios. 2021. “Covering the Wildfire of Mati in Greece: Undermining the Systemic Human Impact on the Environment.” Journalism Practice: 1–18.

Sim Lau, Dorothy Wai. 2021. “Charity, Cantopop Stardom and the Pandemic: Aaron Kwok’s Online Concert 2020.” Celebrity Studies: 1–4.

Zhao, Xinyan, and Stephanie J. Tsang. 2021. “Self-Protection by Fact-Checking: How Pandemic Information Seeking and Verifying Affect Preventive Behaviours.” Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management

Wang, Dan, and Steve Zhongshi Guo. 2021. “Native Advertising in the Chinese Press: Implications of State Subsidies for Journalist Professional Self-Identification.” Digital Journalism: 1–17.

Liu, Piper Liping, and Tien Ee Dominic Yeo. 2021. “How Online Patient-Provider Communication Impacts Quality of Life: Examining the Role of Patient-Centered Care and Health Competence.” Health Communication: 1–6.

Liang, Hai, and Xinzhi Zhang. 2021. “Partisan Bias of Perceived Incivility and Its Political Consequences: Evidence from Survey Experiments in Hong Kong.” Journal of Communication 71(3): 357–79.

Irshad, Muhammad, Jos Bartels, Mehwish Majeed, and Sajid Bashir. 2021. “When Breaking the Rule Becomes Necessary: The Impact of Leader–Member Exchange Quality on Nurses pro-Social Rule-Breaking.” Nursing Open

Croes, Emmelyn, and Jos Bartels. 2021. “Young Adults’ Motivations for Following Social Influencers and Their Relationship to Identification and Buying Behavior.” Computers in Human Behavior 124

Terlutter, Ralf, Sandra Diehl, Isabell Koinig, Kara Chan, and Lennon Tsang. 2021. “‘I’m (Not) Offended by Whom I See!’ The Role of Culture and Model Ethnicity in Shaping Consumers’ Responses toward Offensive Nudity Advertising in Asia and Western Europe.” Journal of Advertising: 1–19.

Hung, Kineta. 2021. “Celebrity, Influencer, Brand Endorsement: Processes and Effects.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication, edited by Jon Nussbaum. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ng, Kenny K. KYesterday, Today, Tomorrow: Hong Kong Cinema with Sino-links in Politics, Art, and Tradition《昨天今天明天:內地與香港電影的政治、藝術與傳統. Hong Kong: Chunghwa Co., 2021.

Man, Eva Kit Wah. The Politics of the Cantonese Language in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 2021.

Sheer, Vivian C. 2021. “The State of Norm-Based Antismoking Research: Conceptual Frameworks, Research Designs, and Implications for Interventions.” Health Communication: 1–16.

Yeo, Tien Ee Dominic. 2021. “Safer Sex.” In The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.

Chan, Kara, Jingyuan Shi, Luisa Agante, Suzanna J. Opree, and Thanaseelen Rajasakran. 2021. “Applying Regulatory Fit Theory and Cultural Values Orientation to Predict Effectiveness of Public Service Advertising Appeals.” International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing

Luqiu, Luwei Rose, and Sara Xueting Liao. 2021. “Rethinking ‘the Personal Is Political:’ Enacting Agency in the Narrative of Sexual Harassment Experiences in China.” Discourse & Society

Su, Youzhen, and Jingyuan Shi. 2021. “Extending the Risk Perception Attitude Framework to Predict Individuals’ Engagement in Collective Actions against Cancer.” Health Communication: 1–10.

Zhang, Xinzhi, and Rui Zhu. 2021. “How Source-Level and Message-Level Factors Influence Journalists’ Social Media Visibility during a Public Health Crisis.” Journalism

Huang, Lei Vincent. 2021. “All in one place? Reluctance in everyday mobile communication in China.” In Engaging Social Media in China: Platforms, Publics, and Production, edited by Yang, Guobin, and Wei Wang. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press.

Huang, Qiongyao, Jie Jin, Benjamin J. Lynn, and Linjuan Rita Men. 2021. “Relationship Cultivation and Public Engagement via Social Media during the Covid-19 Pandemic in China.” Public Relations Review 47(4).

Luqiu, Luwei Rose, and Yi Kang. 2021. “Loyalty to WeChat beyond National Borders: A Perspective of Media System Dependency Theory on Techno-Nationalism.” Chinese Journal of Communication, 1–18.

Ao, Song Harris and Angela Ka Ying Mak. 2021. “Regenerative Crisis, Social Media Publics and Internet Trolling: A Cultural Discourse Approach.” Public Relations Review 47(4).

Zhang, Xinzhi. 2021. “Innovation and Conformity in Music Reproduction: A Network Analytics Approach to Contestants’ Song Covering in Reality Shows in Mainland China and the U.S.” International Communication Gazette

Zhu, Ying. 2021. “From Hollywood to the Soviet Model: Building a Socialist Chinese Cinema.” In The Odyssey of Communism: Visual Narratives, Memory and Culture, edited by Michaela Praisler and Oana Gheorghiu, 139–163. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Chang, Leanne, and Weiyu Zhang. 2021. “Procedural Justice in Online Deliberation: Theoretical Explanations and Empirical Findings.” Journal of Deliberative Democracy 17(1):

Basnyat, Iccha, and Leanne Chang. 2021. “Tensions in Support for Family Caregivers of People with Dementia in Singapore: A Qualitative Study.” Dementia

Lau, Dorothy Wai Sim. 2021. “Aamir Khan and Celebrity Humanitarianism in Asia: Towards a Cosmopolitical Persona.” Celebrity Studies: 1–16.

Luqiu, Luwei Rose, and Shuning Lu. 2021. “Bounded or Boundless: A Case Study of Foreign Correspondents’ Use of Twitter During the 2019 Hong Kong Protests.” Social Media + Society 7(1):

Mak, Angela K. Y., Suwichit (Sean) Chaidaroon, Alessandro Poroli, and Augustine Pang. 2021. “Understanding Organizational and Socio-Cultural Contexts: A Communicative Constitutive Approach to Social License to Operate among Top Hong Kong Companies.” Public Relations Review 47(3):

Tsang, Stephanie Jean, Huang, Yu, Zhang, Yin, Song, Yunya, & Zhou, Lin. 2021. 信息診斷系統設計思路:人工核查、廣眾參與和人工智能的三合一運用 [Theorizing an Information Diagnosis System: The hybrid uses of manual fact-checking, crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence]. 全球傳媒學刊, 8(1), 66-93.

Cao, Ruepert Jiel Dionisio. 2021. “Information Literacy and Types of Information and Media Sources.” In The Critical Prosumer: Developing Media and Information Literacy, edited by Cheryll Ruth Soriano and Gerardo A. Mariano, 47-68. Manila, Philippines: Communication Foundation for Asia.

Cao, Ruepert Jiel Dionisio. 2021. “Amateur Porn in Filipino Twitter Alter Community: Affordances, Commodification, Ghettoization, and Gay Masculinity.” Media International Australia

Cheng, Yang, Yi-Ru Regina Chen, and Chun-Ju Flora Hung-Baesecke. 2021. “Social Media Influencers in CSR Endorsement: The Effect of Consumer Mimicry on CSR Behaviors and Consumer Relationships.” Social Science Computer Review

Hung-Baesecke, Chun-Ju Flora, Yi-Ru Regina Chen, and Lan Ni. 2021. “The Excellence Theory – Origins, Contribution and Critique.” In Public Relations, edited by Chiara Valentini, 313-334. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Khan, Md. Mahmudul Islam, and Md Ruhul Kabir. 2021. “Prevalence and Associated Factors of Early Cessation of Exclusive Breastfeeding Practice in Noakhali, Bangladesh: A Mixed-Method Study.” Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Ghosh, Susmita, Md. Ruhul Kabir, Majharul Islam, Zehad Bin Shadat, Fahim Sarkar Ishat, Riad Hasan, Ismail Hossain, Sayeda Saima Alam, and Oumma Halima. 2020. “Association between Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Practices (WASH) and Anthropometric Nutritional Status among Selected under-Five Children in Rural Noakhali, Bangladesh: A Cross-Sectional Analysis.” Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 11(1): 141–51.

Kabir, Md Ruhul, Nahian Rahman, Allama Iqbal, Fahmida Azad, Shawon Hasan Tithi, Muhammad Helal Uddin, Urme Mostary, Meraz Tanvir, Md Zakaria Tanzim, and Md Abdur Rob Mahim. 2020. “Socio-Demographic, Environmental and Life Style Factors on the Dengue Epidemic in Noakhali District, Bangladesh: Evidence from Recent Outbreak.” Journal of Communicable Diseases 52(4): 57–65.

Lee, Alice Y. L. 2020. “The Development of Media Literacy in Chinese Societies.” In The Handbook of Media Education Research, 309–25. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Wei, Ran and Lo, Ven-hwei. 2021. News in their Pockets: A Cross-City Comparative Study of Mobile News Consumption in Asia. Oxford University Press. DOI:10.1093/oso/9780197523728.001.0001

Franzoni, Valentina, Alfredo Milani, Paolo Mengoni, and Fabrizio Piccinato. 2020. “Artificial Intelligence Visual Metaphors in E-Learning Interfaces for Learning Analytics.” Applied Sciences 10(20): 7195.

Ng, Kenny K. K. 2020. “Screening without China: Transregional Cinematic Smuggling between Cold War Taiwan and Colonial Hong Kong.” The Journal of the European Association for Chinese Studies 1: 161–88.

Salaudeen, Mistura Adebusola. 2021. “From Personal to Professional: Exploring the Influences on Journalists’ Evaluation of Citizen Journalism Credibility.” Journalism Practice: 1–24.

Song, YunyaZeping Huang, Jonathon P Schuldt, and Y Connie Yuan. 2021. “National Prisms of a Global Phenomenon: A Comparative Study of Press Coverage of Climate Change in the US, UK and China.” Journalism

Song, Yunya, K. Hazel Kwon, Yin Lu, Yining Fan, and Baiqi Li. 2021 “The ‘Parallel Pandemic’ in the Context of China: The Spread of Rumors and Rumor-Corrections During COVID-19 in Chinese Social Media.” American Behavioral Scientist

Tsang, Stephanie Jean. 2020. “Understanding Perceived Fakeness of Online Health News in Hong Kong.” International Journal of Digital Literacy and Digital Competence 11(2): 1–11.

Liu, Piper Liping, and Tien Ee Dominic Yeo. 2021. “Weak Ties Matter: Social Network Dynamics of Mobile Media Multiplexity and Their Impact on the Social Support and Psychological Well-Being Experienced by Migrant Workers.” Mobile Media & Communication

Chang, Leanne, Kaushik Chattopadhyay, Jialin Li, Miao Xu, and Li Li, (2021). The interplay of support, comparison, and surveillance in social media weight management interventions: A qualitative study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth

George, Cherian. (2020). “What Global Censorship Studies Tell us About Hong Kong’s Media Future.” Global Media Journal – German Edition, 10(2).

George, Cherian. (2021). “Hate Propaganda”, in H. Tumber and S. Waisbord (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Media Disinformation and Populism. Abingdon: Routledge.

Ng, Kenny K. K. 2020. “Theory and Practice of the Long Novel: Mao Dun’s Ziye 子夜 (Midnight) and Representational Problems between Fiction, Locality, and Modernity.” Prism 17(2): 326–52.


Chao, Shi-Yan. 2020. “An Auteurist Journey through the Fantastic Mode: A Case Study of Ho Meng-Hua.” In The Fantastic in Contemporary Chinese Cinemas, edited by Kenneth Chan and Andrew Stuckey. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press.

Chao, Shi-Yan. 2020. Queer Representations in Chinese-Language Film and the Cultural Landscape. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Amsterdam University Press.

Chen, Yi-Ru Regina, Chun-Ju Flora Hung-Baesecke, and Xianhong Chen. 2020. “Moving Forward the Dialogic Theory of Public Relations: Concepts, Methods and Applications of Organization-Public Dialogue.” Public Relations Review 46 (1).

Chu, Tsz Hang, and Tien Ee Dominic Yeo. 2020. “Rethinking Mediated Political Engagement: Social Media Ambivalence and Disconnective Practices of Politically Active Youths in Hong Kong.” Chinese Journal of Communication 13 (2): 148–64.

George, Cherian. 2020. “The Scourge of Disinformation-Assisted Hate Propaganda.” In Fake News: Understanding Media and Misinformation in the Digital Age, edited by Melissa Zimdars and Kembrew McLeod, 145–152. MIT Press.

Hatef, Azeta, and Luwei Rose Luqiu. 2020. “Media and Intervention: Examining Representations of Afghan Women in The New York Times.” Journalism Practice, 1–16.

Ho, Jeffrey C. F., and Xinzhi Zhang. 2020. “Strategies of Marketing a New Media Form to the Mass Market: A Text-Mining-Based Case Study of Virtual Reality Games.” Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity 6 (1).

Huang, Lei Vincent, and Susu Liu. 2020. “Presenting an Ideal Self on Weibo: The Effects of Narcissism and Self-Presentation Valence on Uses and Gratifications.” Frontiers in Psychology 11.

Hung, Kineta. 2020. “Celebrity and Influencer in a Fan Economy: Unfolding the Fans’ Roles in Enhancing Endorsement Effects.” In Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Media Fandom, edited by Robert Andrew Dunn, 323–340. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Hung, Kineta, and David K. Tse. 2020. “Luxury Brand Consumption in Emerging Economies: Review and Implications.” In Research Handbook on Luxury Branding, edited by Felicitas Morhart, Sandor Czellar, and Keith Wilcox, 93–116. Cheltenham, England: Edward Elgar.

Lee, Alice Y. L. 2020. “Launching MIL Projects in Hong Kong under the Smart City Blueprint.” In From Smart Cities to MIL Cities, edited by Mitsuru H. Yanaze and Felipe C. Chibas Ortiz, 109–24. Sao Paulo, Brazil: University of Sao Paulo.

Liu, Piper Liping, and Lei Vincent Huang. 2020. “Digital Disinformation About COVID-19 and the Third-Person Effect: Examining the Channel Differences and Negative Emotional Outcomes.” Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking.

Wai Han, Lo, and Cheng Benjamin Ka Lun. 2020. “Melodramatic Animation, Presence and Sympathy for Crime Victims in News: An Experiment with Adolescents in Hong Kong.” Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies.

Lo, Wai Han. 2020. “Governmentality and Neoliberalism: A Study of Media Discourse on Poverty in Hong Kong.” Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 1–24.


Luqiu, Luwei Rose, and Fan Yang. 2020. “Weibo Diplomacy: Foreign Embassies Communicating on Chinese Social Media.” Government Information Quarterly 37 (3).

Man Kit Wah, Eva. 2020. Cross-Cultural Reflections on Chinese Aesthetics, Gender, Embodiment and Learning. Singapore: Springer.

Man, Kit Wah Eva. 2020. “Ban Zhao.” In The Philosopher Queens, edited by Rebecca Buxton and Lisa Whiting, 14–22. Unbound publishing.

Mengoni, Paolo, Alfredo Milani, Valentina Poggioni, and Yuanxi Li. 2020. “Community Elicitation from Co-Occurrence of Activities.” Future Generation Computer Systems 110: 904–917.

Min, Bumgi, and Luwei Rose Luqiu. 2020. “How Propaganda Techniques Leverage Their Advantages: A Cross-National Study of the Effects of Chinese International Propaganda on the U.S. and South Korean Audiences.” Political Communication, 1–21.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “Remaking China: The Canonization of Fei Mu’s Cinema.” In Chinese Culture in the 21st Century and Its Global Dimensions: Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Kelly Kar Yue Chan and Chi Sum Garfield Lau, 63–79. Springer Singapore Pte.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “Hong Kong 1941: Cinematic Memories of an Occupied City and Regional Politics.” In A Different Brilliance—The D & B Story, edited by Ching-ling Kwok and Ha-pak Wong, 189–203. Hong Kong Film Archive.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “Dialect, Sound, and Politics: Xue Juexian and Cantonese Film The Platinum Dragon.” In Currents and Counter-currents: Rewriting Hong Kong Film Historiography, edited by Su Tao and Poshek Fu, 15–34. Beijing daxue chubanshe.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “Leftwing Utopianism in Postwar Hong Kong Cantonese Cinema: On Union Film’s Adaptation of Literary Classics.” In Currents and Counter-currents: Rewriting Hong Kong Film Historiography, edited by Su Tao and Poshek Fu, 98–118. Beijing daxue chubanshe.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “Cold War Culture, Chinese Ghost, and Hong Kong Allegory.” In Hong Kong 1960s, edited by Shuk-han Wong, 121–148. Taipei: Wenhsun.

Ng, Yu-Leung. 2020. “Uses and Gratifications of and Exposure to Nature 2.0 and Associated Interdependence with Nature and Pro-Environmental Behavior.” Social Science Computer Review, 1–16.

Ng, Yu-Leung, Yunya Song, K. Hazel Kwon, and Yu Huang. 2020. “A Systematic Review and Meta-Synthesis of the Antecedents and Consequences of Online Incivility.” Telematics and Informatics 47.

Ng, Yu-Leung, Yunya Song, K. Hazel Kwon, and Yu Huang. 2020. “Toward an Integrative Model for Online Incivility Research: A Review and Synthesis of Empirical Studies on the Antecedents and Consequences of Uncivil Discussions Online.” Telematics and Informatics 47.

Ng, Kenny Kwok-Kwan. 2020. “The Museum as Expression of Local Identity and Place: The Case of Nanjing.” In The Heritage Turn in China: The Reinvention, Dissemination and Consumption of Heritage, edited by Carol Ludwig, Linda Walton, and Yi-Wen Wang, 191–212. Amsterdam University Press.

Ragragio, Jefferson Lyndon D. 2020. “Commodification.” In The International Encyclopedia of Gender, Media, and Communication, edited by Karen Ross, 1–3. Wiley-Blackwell.

Ragragio, Jefferson Lyndon D. 2020. “Framing Media Populism: The Political Role of News Media Editorials in Duterte’s Philippines:” Journalism.

Shi, Jingyuan, Hye Kyung Kim, and Youzhen Su. 2020. “Mental Health Conditions in Young Asian Adults and Motivation to Seek Counseling: A Cross-Country Study.” Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health.

Thussu, Daya. 2020. “Culture as soft power: India.” In BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order?, edited by Daya Thussu and Kaarle Nordenstreng. London: Routledge.

Thussu, Daya. 2020. “BRICS de-Americanizing the Internet.” In BRICS Media: Reshaping the Global Communication Order?, edited by Daya Thussu and Kaarle Nordenstreng. London: Routledge.

Thussu, Daya. 2020. “The Soft Power of India.” Lumina 14 (1): 111–24.

Tsang, Stephanie Jean, and Hernando Rojas. 2020. “Opinion Leaders, Perceived Media Hostility and Political Participation.” Communication Studies, 1–15.

Tsang, Stephanie Jean. 2020. “Issue Stance and Perceived Journalistic Motives Explain Divergent Audience Perceptions of Fake News.” Journalism.

Wang, Xiaohui, et al. 2020. “An Agenda for Open Science in Communication. Journal of Communication.” Journal of Communication.

Wang, Xiaohui, and Dion Hoe-Lian Goh. 2020. “Components of Game Experience: An Automatic Text Analysis of Online Reviews.” Entertainment Computing 33.

Wang, Xiaohui, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, and Ee-Peng Lim. 2020. “Understanding Continuance Intention toward Crowdsourcing Games: A Longitudinal Investigation.” International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 1–10.

Xu, Jian, Yiming Wu, Ming Luo, Ming Xu, and Ning Zheng Zheng. 2020. “Personalized Top-N Influential Community Search Over Large Social Networks.” World Wide Web 23: 2153–2184.

Yeh, Emilie, and Shi-Yan Chao. 2020. “Policy and Creative Strategies: Hong Kong CEPA Films in the China Market.” International Journal of Cultural Policy 26 (2): 184–201.

Yeo, Tien Ee Dominic. 2020. “‘Do You Know How Much I Suffer?’: How Young People Negotiate the Tellability of Their Mental Health Disruption in Anonymous Distress Narratives on Social Media.” Health Communication 1 (10).

Zeng, Wenna, and Kara Chan. 2020. “Heroism as Narrative Strategy: Children’s Animation and Modernity in Chinese TV.” Television & New Media.

Zhang, Ke, and Kineta Hung. 2020. “The Effect of Natural Celebrity–Brand Association and Para-Social Interaction in Advertising Endorsement for Sustainable Marketing.” Sustainability 12 (15): 6215.

Zhang, Xinzhi, and Jeffrey C. F. Ho. 2020. “Exploring the Fragmentation of the Representation of Data-Driven Journalism in the Twittersphere: A Network Analytics Approach.” Social Science Computer Review.

Zhang, Xinzhi, and Zhi-Jin Zhong. 2020. “Extending Media System Dependency Theory to Informational Media Use and Environmentalism: A Cross-National Study.” Telematics & Informatics 50.