Ms. Siqi JI and Ms. Huifeng HE

28/04/2023 (Friday) 14:45-15:45  E22-G015 A talk with South China Morning Post journalists Siqi JI and Huifeng HE Abstract: Journalism is the first draft of history. At this unprecedented time for China’s economic development, how to present every moment and fact fairly, comprehensively and vividly to readers has become a big challenge for

Prof. Anthony Y.H. FUNG

28/04/2023 (Friday) 12:00-13:00 E21B-G002 TikTok (Douyin) and Digital Labor Abstract: Digital platforms of user-generated content have always been understood as industries that exploit users’ emotions or immaterial labor. This study aims to empirically examine the status or living conditions of authors, producers, and program hosts who post videos or broadcast live on

Prof. Jinghong XU

27/04/2023 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Is Open Communication Scholarship a Promise or Peril? Preliminary Interviews with Qualitative Communication Scholars Abstract: Formally initiated by the International Communication Association (ICA) in 2020, an open communication scholarship (OCS) movement has sparked much conversation within quantitative communication sciences. But why is OCS not more widely adopted in

Prof. Guoming YU

21/04/2023 (Friday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G035 Communication revolution and media ecology under the wave of ChatGPT Abstract: An era of intelligent connectivity has begun with ChatGPT. It has led to an ecological-level change in the field of communication and another major empowerment of people. Everyone can now participate in social content creation and communication

Prof. Fanny Fong Yee CHAN

13/04/2023 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Product Placement Research: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going? Abstract: Product placement, or the integration of branded information in media content, has been extensively studied in the past few decades and is regarded as a hot topic which gets hotter (Taylor 2011). Previous research has made significant