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 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.

The Taipei Survey is Underway

CCR has won a research grant totaling NT$805,585 from the Taipei Municipal Government through competitive bidding, to conduct a survey study on media and globalization among Taipei residents. This survey will provide useful comparison with the two surveys that have been completed in mainland China and Hong Kong; altogether this will be the most comprehensive

Distinguished Lecture on Media Systems

Professor Chin-Chuan Lee, Director of CCR, was invited to give a lecture on 7 December 2007, entitled “To—down and Bottom-up Views of Ideological Diversity: Comparing U.S. and Chinese Media Systems.” This is part of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Communication and Cultural Studies organized by the Centre for Media and Communication Research and the David