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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?

Briefing Session on the Student Exchange Programme 2021/22
07 Jan 2021 (Thu)
The Department of Media and Communication at City University of Hong Kong held a briefing session on the Student Exchange Programme 2021/22 on January 4, 2021. This briefing featured a presentation given by Dr. Yuan WANG...
COM Students Won Three Prizes at China Daily Campus Newspaper Awards
28 Dec 2020 (Mon)
Three media projects by students from the Department of Media and Communication have won awards at the 2020 China Daily Campus Newspaper Awards. The short documentary titled “Light from Lighthouses” won ...
Data Storytelling with Visualizations Workshop
22 Dec 2020 (Tue)
On December 21, 2020, we held a workshop on Data Storytelling with Visualizations with Dr. Kokil Jaidka from National University of Singapore. Dr. Jaidka, a rising computational social scientist, introduced data visualiz...
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