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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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COM Launched 12 Programmes under the CityU Talents Programme Featuring the Collaboration with a Highly Rated Overseas University
04 Jun 2021 (Fri)
The Department of Media and Communication (COM) at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) recently established 12 undergraduate plus taught postgraduate programmes under the CityU Talents Programme. Among them, it launch...
Professor Yi-Hui Christine Huang is the First Female Chinese Scholar in the Four Regions across the Taiwan Strait Elected as an International Communication Association Fellow
03 Jun 2021 (Thu)
COM is pleased to announce that Prof Yi-hui Christine Huang, Associate Dean (Faculty and Research) and Chair Professor of Communication and Media, recently became the first Chinese female scholar in the four places acr...
CLASS of 2021 Commencing their new lives as media professional in the workplace
31 May 2021 (Mon)
The 2021 College Commencement, session for the Department of Media and Communication held on campus in a hybrid mode on Thursday, May 27, 2021. There are 224 graduates conferred this year. The Commencement was presided ...
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