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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...

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2021 CityU JUPAS Consultation Day
22 May 2021 (Sat)
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Political Information for Closed Minds: Examining the Effects of the Need for Cognitive Closure on Political Interest and News Consumption
03 May 2021 (Mon)
On May 3, 2021, we held an online research seminar with Professor Patricia Moy of the University of Washington, who presented several of her studies focusing on the concept of Need for Cognitive Closure. The event was at...
Utilizing the updated equipment and facilities during the pandemic
27 Apr 2021 (Tue)
The Department Head, Associate Head, BA programme leaders and the skill-related course leaders had a meeting on 26 April, 2021 to discuss the teaching arrangement and the utilisation of facilities and equipment in the co...
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