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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 ( The center was initially funded by the University, supplemented with external grants from such sources as the Research Grants Committee of Hong Kong, Google, and the Taipei City Government. The core members include all research faculty members of the Department of Media and Communication, a strong international team of scholars who have continuously been receiving grants from various funding sources. With different professional and academic backgrounds, all core members are at the forefront of research and publication in International Communication, Media Effects, New Media, Communication for Social Change, and Political Economy of the Media. 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...)

Research Highlight

Internationalizing "International Communication"

Chin-Chuan Lee, editor

A critical intervention in international communications, in which an array of eminent scholars challenge the Western-dominated conceptions of the field.
International communication as a field of inquiry is, in fact, not very “internationalized.” Rather, it has...

Emerging Media: Use and Dynamics

Xigen Li

In the digital age, new media emerge regularly. Communication patterns change along with the rising media channels, innovative ways of information delivery and exchange, and opportunities of online involvement and social interaction. When media change at a fast pace, questions concerning media use, the factors shaping...

What's New?

Jonathan Zhu Begins Joint-appointment with School of Data Science
01 Jul 2018 (Sun)
Jonathan Zhu, Director of CCR and Chair Professor of Computational Social Science, has since July 1, 2018, become a jointly appointed faculty member with the newly established School of Data Science (SDSc) at City Univ...
Jonathan Zhu Induced ICA Fellow
24 - 28 May 2018
Jonathan Zhu, Director of CCR, was induced an International Communication Association (ICA) Fellow at its Annual Conference held in Prague, Czech Republic on May 26, 2018. Fellow status in ICA is a recognition of disti...
Web Mining Lab of CCR Won Three Awards from National Contest
02 Jan 2018 (Tue)
A team from Web Mining Lab of Centre for Communication Research won three awards from the annual competition of Big Data & Computer Intelligence organized by the China Computer Federation (CCF-BDCI2017), which last...
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