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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?

New Book by Professor Chin Chuan LEE
09 Sep 2019 (Mon)
Professor Chin Chuan LEE, our Emeritus Professor, has recently published a book entitled “Crisscrossing Communication Research – Historical Contexts and Global Perspectives” (傳播縱橫 – 脈絡視野). ...
05 Sep 2019 (Thu)
項目宗旨: 香港城市大學媒體與傳播系為促進與中國大陸各高校新聞傳播院系以及大陸業界的學術交流,並協助中國大陸新聞傳播研究與國際接軌,從2004-2005年度開始舉辦中國大陸新聞傳播青年學者訪問項目,15年來已邀請約225位學者到訪, 取得一批有影響的研究成果。   2019-2020年度,香港城市大學媒體與傳播系(以下簡稱“城大”)將繼續主辦中國大陸新聞傳播青年學者訪問項目。   具體安排...
Doctoral students Yanqing SUN and Fangcao LU awarded Top Paper of the Year at AEJMC 2019
19 Aug 2019 (Mon)
Two doctoral students of COM, Yanqing SUN and Fangcao LU, earned 2nd place in this year’s Top Paper Competition in the division of Communicating Science, Health, Environment (COMSHER) at the annual meeting of Assoc...
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