Dr. Siyuan MA

28/09/2023 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Fact-checking as a deterrent? A conceptual replication of the influence of fact-checking on the sharing of misinformation by political elites Abstract: In a field experiment conducted during the 2012 general elections in the U.S., Nyhan and Reifler found that the threat of fact-checking deterred state legislators from making

Prof. Peter J. Schulz

30/08/2023 (Wednesday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Health Misinformation in Southeast Asia: A Collaborative Network Perspective Abstract: The proliferation of misinformation poses a significant challenge, particularly in the realm of health communication. While U.S. National Academies’ guidelines exist to address misinformation, their universal applicability is limited, especially in the culturally diverse and contextually unique landscape

Prof. Tien Tsung LEE

24/08/2023 (Thursday) 12:50-13:50 E21B-G002 Liberal-conservative ideology and communication research: Different paths and nooks Abstract: The dimensions and implications of liberal-conservative ideology have been studied in such disciplines as political science, psychology, and communication. Instead of focusing on one study, this talk reviews the evolving attempts by a communication researcher interested in the

Prof. Peter J. Schulz

16/06/2023 (Friday) 10:30-11:30 E21B-G002 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) Workshop Abstract: HINTS is a collaborative research project aimed at exploring and comparing health information trends in China and the United States. The workshop is to better understand how health information is disseminated, made available, and used by the general public. The

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

Prof. Ricardo MOUTINHO

23/03/2023 (Thursday) 13:00-14:00 E21B-G002 Tacitly assumed conventions in food delivery service: dealing with daily contingencies and formal regulations Abstract: Food delivery service is nowadays a pervading element in our everyday life. This presentation takes a praxiological perspective (oriented by ethnomethodology, conversation analysis and membership categorization analysis) to discuss in detail some daily