School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - WU, Xiao Angela
 

WU, Xiao Angela

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WU, Angela Xiao
Assistant Professor


 

B.A.
Tsinghua University

M.Phil.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ph.D.
Northwestern University  

 

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 icon research Research & Teaching Interests:

  • New Media Use and Cultural Change
  • Political Communication
  • Globalization

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Expect the unexpected (or you won't find it).

 

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Journal articles

Wu, A. X. & Taneja, H. (2016). Reimagining Internet geographies: A user-centric ethnological mapping of the World Wide Web. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, vol. 21 no. 3, pp.230-246.

Wu, A. X. (2015). Historicizing Internet use in China and the problem of the user figure. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 37 no. 4, pp.2-4.

Wu, A. X. (2014). Ideological polarization over a China-as-superpower mind-set: An exploratory charting of belief systems among Chinese Internet users, 2008-2011. International Journal of Communication, 8, 2243–2272.

Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. (2014). Does the Great Firewall really isolate the Chinese? Integrating access blockage with cultural factors to explain web user behavior. The Information Society, 30(5), 297-309.
- Translated into Chinese and forthcoming as 哈希-塔納加、吳曉(2016)。〈防火牆真的讓中國與世隔絕了嗎?從整合互聯網封鎖和文化因素的角度來解釋網絡用戶的使用習慣〉。《傳播與社會學刊》(Communication & Society),第35卷,頁27-55。

Wu, A. X. (2014). The shared pasts of solitary readers in China: Connecting web use and changing political understanding through reading histories. Media, Culture & Society, 36(8), 1168-1185.

Wu, A. X. (2012). Hail the independent thinker: The emergence of public debate culture on the Chinese Internet. International Journal of Communication, 6, 2220-2244.

Wu, A. X. (2012). Broadening the scope of cultural preferences: Film consumption and movie talk in the Chinese piracy market, 1980s - 2005. International Journal of Communication, 6, 501-529.

Conference presentations

Taneja, H., & Wu, A. X. Reimagining internet geographies through usage: An ethnological approach. Paper presented in the International Communication Association Annual Convention, June 2016.

Wu, A. X. & Taneja, H. How website formats shape public attention on the world wide web. Paper presented in the International Communication Association Annual Convention, June 2016.

Edgerly S., Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. How new is the millennial news landscape? Exploring the generational divide in digital news consumption. Paper presented in the International Communication Association Annual Convention. 28 pgs, June 2016.

Edgerly S., Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. Millennials vs. Boomers: A network approach to exploring the generational divide in digital news use. Paper presented in the Annual Conference of the Midwest Political Science Association, 35 pgs, Chicago, April 2016. 

Wu, A. X., & Taneja, H. A user-centric ethnological mapping of the World Wide Web. Computational Social Science Summit (CSSS15). May, 2015. Chicago, IL.

Wu, A. X. & Dong, Y. The burden of class antagonism: On the rise of popular feminism in postsocialist China. Feminist Scholarship Division, International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference, May, 2015. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. Unraveling boundaries in global cultural consumption: Hybridization of WWW usage. ‘Understanding Global Digital Cultures Conference.’ April, 2015. Hong Kong.

Wu, A. X. & Dong, Y. The feminist veil of class politics: Proliferation of the class-inflected gender discourse in postsocialist China. Association for Asian Studies (AAS) annual conference, March, 2015. Chicago, IL.

Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. The rise of the global South on the World Wide Web: A historical analysis of usage patterns. International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference. July, 2014. Hyderabad, India.

Taneja, H., Wu, A. X. & Tripathy, S. What balkanizes the Internet: Access denied or access unwanted. ACM Web Science. June, 2014. Bloomington, IN.

Wu, A. X. Internet memory and political subject-formation of a counter-hegemonic group. ‘Appropriating the Internet: Alternative & Comparative Histories’ Preconference Workshop, the Association of Internet Research annual conference (AoIR 14.0). October, 2013. Denver, CO.

Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. How does the Great Firewall of China affect online user behavior?: Isolated ‘Internets’ as culturally defined markets on the WWW. International Communication Division, the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual conference. August, 2013. Washington, DC.

Wu, A. X. An exploratory charting of belief systems and ideological polarization among Chinese Internet users, 2008-2011. China and the New Internet World: the 11th Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC11). June, 2013. Oxford Internet Institute, UK.

Taneja, H. & Wu, A. X. Does censorship or culture explain the isolated Chinese Internet? Analyzing global online audience flows. China and the New Internet World: the 11th Chinese Internet Research Conference (CIRC11). June, 2013. Oxford Internet Institute, UK.

Wu, A. X. Hail the independent thinker: Online debates, emerging norms, and democratic culture in China. Political Communication Division, the International Communication Association (ICA) annual conference. May, 2012. Phoenix, AZ.

Wu, A. X. Considering online public debate in authoritarian contexts: The Internet and cultivation of civic competence for democracy. Political Communication Division, the National Communication Association (NCA) annual conference. November, 2011. New Orleans, LA.

Wu, A. X. When pirated films met the Internet: The Chinese cultural public sphere of movies in an unorthodox globalization. Political Economy Section, the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) annual conference. July, 2008. Stockholm, Sweden.