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.

DAC to connect the Department with the Industry

The Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting was held online on 31 August 2020. DAC, comprised of renowned professionals and scholars in the communication field, acts as the interface between the Department and the public and private sectors of the community. It advises the Department on the development of academic programmes, research and other activities to

MA student orientation was held online

The Department of Media and Communication conducted an orientation session for its two MA programs (MANCM & MAIMC) via Zoom on August 28th, 2020. COM Department head Prof. Liu Yuli welcomed the students to join the COM family and associate head Dr. Stella Chia hosted the orientation session. MA Program leaders, Dr Fei Shen and

BA student orientation was held online

While in-person classes are suspended due to the spread of COVID-19, the Department of Media and Communication oriented the students in three BA programmes (BDCOM, BAMDCM and BATVB) via Zoom On August 25th. Faculty members attended the orientation and introduced themselves to the students. Two programme leaders, Dr Crystal Jiang and Dr Limin Liang, walked

Dr. SHEN Fei (PI) and Dr. Tetsuro KOBAYASHI (Co-I) receives Facebook Research Award

Facebook recently announced the research award winners for its request for proposals on misinformation and polarization research (https://research.fb.com/blog/2020/08/announcing-the-winners-of-facebooks-request-for-proposals-on-misinformation-and-polarization/). Dr. Shen Fei (PI) and Dr. Tetsuro Kobayashi (Co-I)’s proposal is one of the 25 selected projects out of over 1,000 proposals from 600 institutions and 77 countries around the world. Proposals were evaluated by members of