School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - CHOY, Hiu Ying Christine
 

CHOY, Hiu Ying Christine

CHOY, Hiu Ying Christine, Ph.D. Student 

 

University Attended: 

B.A. in Translation, CUHK, HK

M.S.Sc. in Corporate Communication, CUHK, HK

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Research Interests:

Crisis Communication, Public Relations, Digital Media and Space, Mixed Methods 

Refereed Journal Article:

Choy, C. H. Y. (Online First). Online political public relations as a place-based relational practice: A cultural discourse perspective. Public Relations Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2018.05.006 [SSCI]

Choy, C. H. Y., & Wu, F. (Forthcoming). Comparative case study: When brands handle online confrontations. International Journal of Conflict Management. [SSCI]

Wu, F., & Choy, C. H. Y*. (Online First). Frames and framing effects in Chinese online and offline crisis communication: A case study of a celebrity scandal. Chinese Journal of Communication. DOI: 10.1080/17544750.2018.1473265 [SSCI] [*Corresponding author]

Choy, C. H. Y. (2018). Book review: Public relations and participatory culture: Fandom, social media and community engagement by Amber L. Hutchins and Natalie T. J. Tindall (Eds.). Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 95 (1), 320-322. DOI: 10.1177/1077699018758747 [SSCI]

Choy, C. H. Y. (2018). Smartphone apps as cosituated closets: A lesbian app, public/private spaces, mobile intimacy, and collapsing contexts. Mobile Media & Communication.6 (1), 88-107. DOI: 10.1177/2050157917727803. [SSCI]

Jiang, J., Huang, Y. H., Wu, F., Choy, H. Y., & Lin, D. (2015). At the crossroads of inclusion and distance: Organizational crisis communication during celebrity endorsement crises in China. Public Relations Review, 41(1), 50-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.pubrev.2014.11.003. [SSCI]

Research Grants: Internal (Competitive)

Choy, C. H. Y., & Chan, R. C. H. In Search of Safety and Peace during Terrorist Attack: Network Approach to On-offline Communication and Social Support. Sustainable Development Goals Programme Funding, Global Policy Impact and Social Mission (GPISM), Centre for Global Health, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (Principle Investigator, HKD$27,800)

Chan, R. C. H., & Choy, C. H. Y. Social Media as a Resource and Stressor: A Mixed-method Investigation of Social Networks and Well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Individuals. Interdisciplinary Research Seed Funding, Faculty of Social Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. (Co-Investigator, HKD$15,000)

Conference Presentation:

Choy, C. H. Y. (May, 2018). Voices in a terrorist attack: Static versus dynamic communication networks in a public safety crisis. Paper presented at the 68th International Communication Association Annual Conference 2018, Prague, Czech Republic, May 24-28, 2018.

Choy, C. H. Y., & Huang, Y. H. C. (May, 2018). Crises of academic legitimacy in Chinese public relations discipline from 1985 to 2016. Paper presented at the 68th International Communication Association Annual Conference 2018, Prague, Czech Republic, May 24-28, 2018.

Wu, F., Choy, C. H. Y., & Cui, D. (May, 2018). Frames and framing effects in Chinese online and offline crisis communication: A case study of a celebrity scandal. Paper presented at the post-conference of 68th International Communication Association Annual Conference 2018 and the 8th Global Communication Forum, Prague, Czech Republic, May 29, 2018.

Choy, C. H. Y. (May, 2017). In search of (in)visible life and space: a sociocultural perspective of using smartphone application Butterfly. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Annual Conference 2017, San Diego, United States of America, May 25-29, 2017.

Choy, C. H. Y. (May, 2017). Replication, Revolution, or Both: A Social Network Analysis on Static versus Dynamic Communication Network during a Crisis. Poster presented at the Research Poster Exhibition 2017, University Library, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 18, 2017.

Choy, C. H. Y. (December, 2016). Social Media as Crisis Mobilizer in China-Hong Kong Dispute: Revisiting Crisis Communication in Online Confrontations against Profit-making Organizations. Paper presented at 1st PRSC & 9th PRAD Conference 2016, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, December 2-6, 2016.

Liew, H., & Choy, C. H. Y. (August, 2016). An Enhanced Theory of Planned Behaviour Perspective: Health Information Seeking on Smartphones among Domestic Helpers. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, United States of America, August 4-7, 2016.

Huang, Y. H., Chen, Z., & Choy, C. H. Y. (March, 2016). Who will Solve the Problems of the Problem-Solvers? – PR Practitioners’ Work-Life Balance and Job Satisfaction in Four Chinese Societies. Paper presented at International Forum: Bouncing Ideas with Communication Professionals, Public Relations Week, Wanchai, Hong Kong, March 16, 2016.

Huang, Y. H., Choy, H. Y., Wu, F., Huang, Q., He, Q. J., & Xu, D.Y. (August, 2015). Minding the representation gap: Some pitfalls of linear crisis-response theory. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Annual Conference 2015, San Francisco, United States of America, August 6-9, 2015.

Huang, Y. H., Li, Y., Wu, F., Choy, H. Y., & Lin D. (August, 2014). Understanding the effectiveness of accommodative strategies: interpretation and conditions in a relation-oriented society. Paper presented at the 7th International Forum on Public Relations and Advertising, Bangkok, Thailand.

Jiang, J., Huang, Y. H., Wu, F., & Choy, H. Y. (August, 2014). At the Crossroads of Inclusion and Distance: Organizational Crisis Communication during Celebrity Endorsement Crises in China. Paper presented at the 7th International Forum on Public Relations and Advertising, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Award & Honors

2018
Television Broadcasts Limited Scholarship in Communication
Graduate Studies
Lion Dr Francis K Pan Scholarship
Outstanding Teaching Assistant, Term 1 

2017
Outstanding Teaching Assistant (Term 2, 2017)
Reaching Out Award 2016-17 (May, 2017)
PCCW/ HKT Scholarship 2016-17 (March, 2017)

2014
Dean’s List of M.S.S.c. in Corporate Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

2011
CUHK United College Globe-Oriented Active Learning (GOAL) Program: Lam Yee Lung Wade China Employment Award Scheme