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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?

Dr. Jie QIN Accepts a Faculty Position in the U.S.
27 Mar 2020 (Fri)
Dr. Jie Qin, a PhD graduate of Department of Media & Communication in 2014, has received a job offer as Professor of Communication in School of Liberal Arts at Savannah College of Arts and Design, the United States...
Dr. Chia, Dr. Kobayashi and Dr. Shen funded by the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (Special Round)
17 Mar 2020 (Tue)
Three COM faculty members received funding from the Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme (Special Round) hosted by the Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office. The special round PPR is set up to “identi...
COM Faculty and Ph.D. Students have 30 Papers Accepted by ICA 2020 Conference
11 Mar 2020 (Wed)
The International Communication Association (ICA) has recently announced that the 70th Annual Conference of the ICA, scheduled for 21-25 May 2020, will not be taking place as a physical event in light of the global nov...
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