School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - HU, Yang

HU, Yang

HU, Yang, Ph.D. Candidate

University Attended:

B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

M.A. in Journalism, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China

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Research Interests:

News Audience Analysis, Media Sociology, Digital Journalism, Social Research Methodology

Journal Articles:

Zhang, M. M., Wang, X., & Hu, Y. (2021). Strategic framing matters but varies: A structural topic modeling approach to analyzing China’s foreign propaganda about the 2019 Hong Kong protests on Twitter. Social Science Computer Review, Online first.

Wang, B., & Hu, Y. *(2021). Definition, connotation, and limitations of journalistic transparency: An approach to investigating media transformation in the social media era (in Chinese). Jiang-huai Tribune, (02), 161-166. [CSSCI] (*Corresponding author)
王斌,胡楊(2021)。新聞透明性的理念、內涵與限度 —— 對社交時代媒體轉型路徑的一種考察。《江淮論壇》,(02),161-166。

Hu, Y., & Wang, X. (2020). Photojournalism as a journalistic tool: Exploring changes and challenges through the lens of the World Press Photo (WPP) Digital Storytelling Contest (2011-2018) (in Chinese). Journalism and Mass Communication Monthly, (01), 74-81. [CSSCI]

Hu, Y., & Wang, X. (2019). Deciding what’s “truth”: Audiences’ perception and authentication of fake news in the digital age (in Chinese). Shanghai Journalism Review, (08), 4-14. [CSSCI]
胡楊,王嘯(2019)。什麼是「真實」—— 數字媒體時代受眾對假新聞的認知與辨識。《新聞記者》,(08),4-14。

Chen, L., Hu, Y., & Liu, X. (2016). The extended conceptualization of “news” in the internet era. News and Writing, (05), 49-53。

Fang, J., Hu, Y., & Fan, D. (2016). How media practitioners perceive data journalism: Values, approaches, and prospects (in Chinese). Journalism Research, (02), 13-19. [CSSCI]

Fang, J., & Hu, Y. (2016). Storytelling with geographic data: A new trend in data journalism practice. News and Writing, (01), 86-89.


Conference Presentations:

Wu, B., & Hu, Y. (2021, July). How social media use influences people’s subjective well-being and depression tendency during Covid-19: An online survey among university students in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the 7th Symposium on Social Science Research Methods and Their Applications in China, Hangzhou, China.
吳碧影,胡楊 (2021年7月)。新冠疫情中社交媒體使用如何影響主觀幸福感和抑鬱風險: 一項基於香港地區大學生的問卷調查。「第7屆中國社會科學研究方法及其應用學術研討會」會議論文,中國杭州。

Wu, B., & Hu, Y. (2021, May). The effects of pandemic-related fear on social connectedness through social media use and self-disclosure. Paper presented at the 71st Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Virtual Conference.

Xing, C., & Hu, Y. (2020, July). How second screening facilitates civic engagement: Investigating Chinese audiences’ second screening behavior in the COVID-19 epidemic. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2020 Annual Conference, Virtual Conference.

Hu, Y., & Tse, H.T.F (2020, May). The spread of political false news online: A case study of the typhoon Jebi false news in Taiwan. Paper presented at the 70th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Virtual Conference.

Hu, Y., Huang, Y. H., & Wang, X. (2020, May). Contacting as a meaningful channel of political involvement: Explaining citizen contacting in China. Paper presented at the 70th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Virtual Conference.

Hu, Y. (2020, January). Media Coverages on Corruption and the Critical Capacity of Journalism in China: An Empirical Analysis of The Beijing News (2004-2018). Paper presented at the 2nd Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication, Lisbon, Portugal.

Tse, H.T.F, & Hu, Y. (2019, August). The political consequences of internet censorship in China: Are Chinese netizens becoming apolitical or conforming?. Paper presented at the Media Sociology Preconference 2019, New York, USA.

Hu, Y., & Zhang, T. (2019, July). Association between internet embeddedness and depression among adolescents in China. Paper presented at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2019 Annual Conference, Madrid, Spain.

Hu, Y. (2018, June). The battle against “fake news”: A comparative look at Italy and China. Paper presented at Peking University Graduate Conference on New Media themed “Internet Ecology and New Media Theories”, Beijing, China.

So, C. Y. K., Cheng, X., Tang, L., & Hu, Y. (2018, May). Comparing Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong communication journals: Journalism and Communication vs. Communication and Society. Paper presented at 2018 ICA Post-conference, “Voices of Chinese Scholars over the Last 40 years”, The 8th Global Communication Forum, Prague, Czech Republic.




2019,第二屆青年新媒體學術研究「啟皓獎」[Qihao Award of Excellence in New Media Research for Junior Scholars, from Tsinghua University & Weibo Tank]

2017, 第三屆中法大學生新聞獎 [China-France News Award for University Students from The Chinese Embassy in France, Higher Education Steering Committee at Ministry of Education of the PRC, & Commission Nationale Paritaire de l’Emploi des Journalistes (CNPEJ)]