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About the Center

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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Professional Lecture by Ms Bastian Wong
21 Oct 2019 (Mon)
Ms Bastian Wong, Founder & Director of Flare Communications gave a stimulating and eye-opening talk to the COM3413 class about content marketing on 21 October 2019.  Ms Wong illustrated with real-life examples ...
Comparative Overview of Fact-checking Practices Across Asia in the Age of Disinformation
14 Oct 2019 (Mon)
On October 14, 2019, we invited Dr. Masato Kajimoto from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Kajimoto gave a detailed introduction to the fact-checking activities in Asian countries and then talked about the spread of fake...
Joint PhD Programme under the Mainland Collaboration Scheme
11 Oct 2019 (Fri)
City University of Hong Kong collaborates with some key universities in the Mainland and offers a Joint PhD Programme under the Mainland Collaboration Scheme. This Programme aims to strengthen both universities’ ...
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