The Centre for Communication Research was founded in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science at the City University of Hong Kong in 2005 (http://com.cityu.edu.hk/ccr/). The funding derived from the University, supplemented with external grants from such sources as the Research Grants Committee of Hong Kong and the Taipei City Government. The core members include Professor Chin-Chuan Lee (Director), Professor Jonathan Zhu, Professor Tsan-kuo Chang, Dr. Zhou He, Dr. Francis L. F. Lee, Dr. Fen Lin, Dr. Fei Shen, and Dr. Mike Yao, all of whom have migrated back to Asia after many years of training or decades of teaching in the United States. Closely affiliated with the Department of Media and Communication, the Centre has collaborated with a wide network of interdisciplinary scholars from around the world. ( more...)
As China is increasingly integrated into the processes of economic, political, social, and cultural globalization, important questions arise about how Chinese people perceive and evaluate such processes. At the same time, international communication scholars have long been interested in how local, national, and transnational media communications shape people’s attitudes and values.
Combining these two concerns, this book examines a range of questions pertinent to public opinion toward globalization in urban China: To what degree are the urban residents in China exposed to the influences from the outside world? How many transnational social connections does a typical urban Chinese citizen have? How often do they consume foreign media? To what extent are they aware of the notion of globalization, and what do they think about it? Do they believe that globalization is beneficial to China, to the city where they live, and to them personally? ( more...)
Prof. Zhu’s Twitter Project Was Showcased at CityU Big Data Exhibition
17 Oct 2014 (Fri)
Prof. Jonathan Zhu’s project, titled “Modeling and Visualizing Big Data on Twitter”, attracted keen attention at the Big Data Exhibition held on October 14, which was a highlight event to celebrate the ...
05 Sep 2014 - 05 Oct 2014
Conference on e-Democracy and Open Government (CeDEM) Asia 2014
20 Jun 2014 (Fri)