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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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News Briefing for JUPAS Consultation Session on May 29, 2020
29 May 2020 (Fri)
The last JUPAS consultation session was successfully held today, concluding a series of five online sessions offered by the Department of Media and Communication for the JUPAS Consultation Week (May 25 - May 29). ...
Live Sessions on COM's Internship, Scholarship, and Exchange Program were Held on 28 May
28 May 2020 (Thu)
Following the online sessions on COM's program introduction held on 26 May, two other online live sessions, internship opportunity and S.M.I.L.E, were conducted to give details about the various opportunities that ...
COM hosts five live online sessions during the JUPAS Consultation Week
26 May 2020 (Tue)
The Department of Media and Communication plans to host five live online sessions during the JUPAS Consultation Week (May 25 - May 29) and the first two sessions were successfully held on the afternoon of May 26. Prof...
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