Ph.D. Studies in Communication

SSCI/SCI publications by PhD students during study period since 2008

  1. Peng, T. Q., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2008). Cohort trends in perceived Internet influence on political efficacy in Hong Kong. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 11(1), February, 75-79. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  2. Yao, M. Z. & Zhang, J. G. (2008). Predicting user concerns about online privacy in Hong Kong.CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11, 779-781. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  3. Zhong, Z. J. (2009). Third-person perceptions and online games: A comparison of perceived antisocial and prosocial game effects. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 4, 286-306. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  4. Peng, T. Q., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2011). Sophistication of Internet usage (SIU) and its attitudinal antecedents: An empirical study in Hong Kong. Computers in Human Behavior, 27, 421-431. (Q1 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  5. Peng, T. Q., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2011). A game of win-win or win-lose? - A revisit to the Internet's influence on sociability and use of traditional media. New Media & Society, 13(4), 568-586. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  6. Zhong, Z. J. (2011). From access to usage: the divide of self-reported digital skills among adolescents.Computers and Education, 56(3), 736-746. (Q1 in SSCI-Education & Educational Research) [Link to the article]
  7. Lee, C. C., Li, H. T., Lee, F. L. F. (2011). Symbolic use of decisive events: Tiananmen as a news icon in the editorials of the elite U.S. Press. International Journal of Press/Politics, 16(3), 335-356. (Q2 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  8. Zhu, J. J. H., Mo, Q., Wang, F., & Lu, H. (2011). A Random Digit Search (RDS) Method for Sampling of Blogs and Other User-Generated Content. Social Science Computer Review, 29(3), 327-339. (Q1 in SSCI-Social Sciences Interdisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  9. Wu, L. F. (2011). The accelerating growth of online tagging systems. European Physical Journal B. 83(2), 283-287. (Q2 in SCI-Physics, Condensed Matter) [Link to the article]
  10. Song, Y. Y., & Chang, T. K. (2011). Selecting daily newspapers for content analysis in China. Journalism Studie. 13(3), 356-369. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  11. Li, H. T. (2011). Anonymous review as strategic ritual: Examining the rise of anonymous review among mainland Chinese communication journals. Asian Journal of Communication, 21(6), 595-612. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  12. Wu, L. F., & Zhang, J. (2011) Accelerating growth and size-dependent distribution of human online activities. Physical Review E, 84(2), 026113, 1-5. (Q1 in SCI-Physics, Mathematical) [Link to the article]
  13. Zhong, Z. J. (2011). The effects of collective MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) play on gamers' online and offline social capital. Computers in Human Behavior, 27 (6), 2352-2363. (Q1 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  14. Peng T. Q., Zhu, J. J. H., Tong, J. J., & Jiang, S. J. (2012). Predicting Internet nonusers' adoption intention and adoption behavior: A panel study of theory of planned behavior. Information, Communication & Society. 15(8), 1236-1257. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  15. Song, Y. Y., & Chang, T. K. (2012). Legitimizing ruptures of development trajectories: Party press discourse on rural society in transitional China, 1997–2006. International Journal of Press/Politics, 17(3), 316-340. (Q2 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  16. Yi, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2012). Institutionalizing public relations in China: A sociological analysis of the Chinese Premier's Press Conference.Public Relations Review. 38(5), 711-722. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  17. Song, Y. Y. (2012). Shifting journalistic paradigms of American correspondents on contemporary China: The case of Orville Schell. Public Relations Review, 38(5), 796–798. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  18. Peng, T. Q., Zhang, L., Zhong, Z. J., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2013). Mapping the landscape of Internet studies: Text mining of social science journal articles 2000-2009. New Media & Society. 15(5), 644-664. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  19. Peng, T. Q., & Wang, Z. Z. (2013). Network closure, brokerage, and structural influence of journals: A longitudinal study of journal citation network in Internet research (2000-2010). Scientometrics, 97(3), 675-693. (Q1 in SSCI-Informaton Science and Library Science) [Link to the article]
  20. Lin, W. Y., Zhang, X. Z., Jung, J.-Y., & Kim, Y.-C. (2013). From the wired to wireless generation? Investigating teens’ Internet use through the mobile phone. Telecommunications Policy. 37(8), 651-661. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  21. Wu, L. F., & Zhang, J. (2013). The decentralized flow structure of clickstreams on the web. European Physical Journal B, 86(6), 266. (Q2 in SCI-Physics, Condensed Matter) [Link to the article]
  22. Zhang, J., & Wu, L. F. (2013): Allometry and dissipation of ecological flow networks. PLoS ONE 8(9): e72525. (Q1 in SCI-Multidisciplinary Science) [Link to the article]
  23. Wang, C. J., Wang, P. P., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2013). Discussing occupying Wall Street on Twitter: Longitudinal network analysis of equality, emotion, and stability. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16(9), 679-685. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  24. Zhang, L., Peng, T. Q., Zhang, Y. P., Wang, X. H., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2014). Content or context: Which matters more in information processing on microblogging sites? Computers in Human Behavior, 31, 242-249. (Q1 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  25. Qin, J. (2014). Food and binary oppositions in the Chinese meal system. Society. 51(1), 35-39. (Q4 in SSCI-Social Sciences Interdisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  26. Zhang, X. Z. & Lin, W.-Y. (2014). Political participation in an unlikely place: How individuals engage in politics through social networking sites in China. International Journal of Communication, 8, 21-42. (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  27. Wang, Z. Z., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2014). Homophily versus preferential attachment: Evolutionary mechanisms of scientific collaboration networks. International Journal of Modern Physics C, 25 (5), 1440014. (Q4 in SCI-Mathematical Physics) [Link to the article]
  28. Shen, F. & Liang, H. (2014). Do Chinese Internet users care about news? Tracking news consumers on the Internet in a metropolis 2009-2011. Chinese Journal of Communication, 7(1), 60-79. (Q4 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  29. Liang, H. (2014). Coevolution of political discussion and common ground in web discussion forum. Social Science Computer Review, 32(2), 155-169. (Q1 in SSCI-Social Sciences Interdisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  30. Shen, F., & Liang, H. (2014). Cultural difference, social values, or political systems? Predicting willingness to engage in online political discussion in 75 societies. International Journal of Public Opinion Research. (Q2 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  31. Jiang, L. C., Wang, Z. Z., Peng, T. Q., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2014). The divided communities of shared concerns: Mapping the intellectual structure of e-Health research in social science journals. International Journal of Medical Informatics. (Q1 in SCI-Medical Informatics) [Link to the article]
  32. Tu, J. W. & Lee, T. (2014). The effects of media use and interpersonal contacts on the stereotyping of lesbians and gay men in China. Journal of Homosexuality, 61(7), 980-1002. (Q3 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary) [Link to the article]
  33. Liang, H. (2014). The organizational principles of online political discussion: A relational event stream model for analysis of web forum deliberation. Human Communication Research, 40(4), 483-507. (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  34. Zhang, L., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2014). Regularity and variability: Growth patterns of online friendships. International Journal of Web Services Research, 11(4), 19-31. (Q4 in SCI-Computer Science, Information Systems) [Link to the article]
  35. Lin, F., Chang, T.-K., & Zhang, X. Z. (2015). After the spillover effect: News flows and power relations in Chinese mainstream media. Asian Journal of Communication 25(3), 235-254 (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  36. Liu, J. & Yao, Z.Y. (2015). How to Play the Game of Intellectual Property Rights in China: The impact of party affiliation and media location on the use of media frames. Asian Journal of Communication, 25(4), 371-392 (Q3 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  37. Qin, J.(2015). Hero on Twitter, traitor on news: How social media and legacy news frame Snowden. International Journal of Press/Politics, 20(2), 166-184 (Q2 in SSCI-Communication) [Link to the article]
  38. Zhang, L., & Peng, T. Q. (2015). Breadth, depth and speed: Diffusion of advertising messages on microblogging sites. Internet Research, 25(3), 453-470. (Q2 in SCI-Computer Science, Information Systems) [Link to the article]
  39. Zhang, X. Z. (2015). Voting with dollars: A cross-polity and multilevel analysis of political consumerism. International Journal of Consumer Studies. 39(5), 422-436 (Q3 in SSCI-Business) [Link to the article]
  40. Qin, J., & Peng, T. Q. (2015). Googling environmental issues: Web search queries as a measurement of public attention on environmental issues. Internet Research, 26(1):57-73. (Q2 in SSCI-Business) [Link to the article]
  41. Cao, B. L., & Lin, W.Y. (2015). How do victims react to cyberbullying on social networking sites? The influence of previous cyberbullying victimization experiences. Computers in Human Behavior. 52, 458-465. (Q1 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary)
  42. Gong, W. Q., Tu, C. X., & Jiang, L. C. (2015). Stigmatized Portrayals of Single Women: A Content Analysis of News Coverage on Single Women and Single Men in China. Journal of Gender Studies. Doi: 10.1080/09589236.2015.1095082 (Q2 in SSCI-Women Studies) [Link to the article]
  43. Zhang, X., & Lin, W.-Y. (accepted). Hanging together or not? Impacts of social media use and organisational membership on individual and collective political actions. International Political Science Review. (Q2 in SSCI-Political Science)
  44. Lin, W.-Y., Zhang, X., Song, H.-Y., & Omori, K. (2015). Health information seeking in the Web 2.0 age: Trust in social media, uncertainty reduction, and self-disclosure. Computers in Human Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2015.11.055. (Q1 in SSCI-Psychology, Multidisciplinary)
  45. Bernadas, M. J., & Jiang, L. C. (2015). Of and beyond medical consequences”: Exploring health information scanning and seeking behaviors of Filipino domestic service workers in Hong Kong. Health Care For Women International, 37(8), 855-871. (Q2 in SSCI-Womens Studies) [link to the article]
  46. Zhu, Q. (2015). Citizen-driven international networks and globalization of social movements on Twitter. Social Science Computer Review. doi: 10.1177/0894439315617263 (Q1 in SSCI-Social Sciences Interdisciplinary) [link to the article]
  47. Skoric, M., Zhu, Q., Goh, D., & Pang, N. (2015). Social media and citizen engagement: A meta-analytic review. New Media and Society. doi: 10.1177/1461444815616221 (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]
  48. Skoric, M., & Zhu, Q. (2015). Social media and offline political participation: Uncovering the paths from digital to physical. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, edv027. doi: 10.1093/ijpor/edv027 (Q2 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]
  49. Skoric, M., Zhu, Q., & Pang, N. (2016). Social media, political expression, and participation in Confucian Asia. Chinese Journal of Communication. doi: 10.1080/17544750.2016.1143378 (Q4 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]
  50. Zhu, Q., Skoric, M., & Shen, F. (accepted). I shield myself from thee: Selective avoidance on social media during political protests. Political Communication (Q1 in SSCI-Communication)
  51. Jiang, L. C. & Gong, W. (2016). Counteracting the Indirect Influence: The Responses of Single Chinese Women to Prejudicial Media Portrayals of Single Womanhood. Chinese Journal of Communication. Doi: 10.1080/17544750.2016.1143852 (Q4 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]
  52. Jiang, L. C., Yang, M., & Wang, C. J. (2016) Self-disclosure to parents in emerging adulthood Examining the roles of perceived parental responsiveness and separation–individuation. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi:10.1177/0265407516640603 (Q1 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]
  53. Liu, Q., Yao, M. Z., Yang, M., & Tu, C. (2017). Predicting Users' Privacy Boundary Management Strategies on Facebook. Chinese Journal of Communication. doi:10.1080/17544750.2017 .1279675 (Q4 in SSCI-Communication) [link to the article]