School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK - CHAN, Michael C.M.
 

CHAN, Michael C.M.

michael chan

CHAN, Michael C.M.
Assistant Professor


 
B.Sc.
Surrey University, UK

M.A. and MPhil
City University of Hong Kong

PhD
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

 

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 icon research Research Interests:

  • New/Social media/Mobile media
  • Intergroup communication
  • Mass Communication
  • Political Communication
  • Journalism

 icon research Current Research:

  • Social media and democratic engagement
  • Mobile phones and social capital
  • Language and intergroup bias/conflict

 icon researchTeaching Interests:

  • Communication theories
  • Research methods
  • Quantitative methods

 icon aboutAdvice to students:

Everything is negotiable. Except deadlines.

icon researchPublication List:

Journal articles (refereed)

Chan, M. (in press). Reluctance to talk about politics in face-to-face and Facebook settings: Examining the impact of fear of isolation, willingness to self-censor, and peer network characteristics, Mass Communication & Society.

Chan, M., Chen, H. T., & Lee, F. L. F. (in press). Examining the roles of mobile and social media in political participation: A cross-national analysis of three Asian societies using a communication mediation approach. New Media & Society.

Chan, M. (in press). Media use and the Social Identity Model of Collective Action: Examining the roles of online alternative news and social media news, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.

Lee, F. L. F., Lee, P. S. N., So, C. Y., Leung, L., & Chan, M. (in press). Conditional impact of facebook as an information source on political opinions: the case of political reform in Hong Kong. Asian Journal of Political Science.

Chan, M. (2017). Social identity and the linguistic intergroup bias: Exploring the role of ethnic identification in the context of intergroup relations between Hong Kong and Mainland China. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 36, 473-483.

Chen, Z. & Chan, M. (2017). Social media use and impact on political participation in China: A cognitive and communication mediation approach. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20, 83-90.

Li, X., & Chan, M. (2017). Comparing social media use, discussion, political trust, and political engagement among university students in China and Hong Kong: An application of the O-S-R-O-R model. Asian Journal of Communication, 27, 65-81.

Lee, F. L. F., Chen, H.T., & Chan, M. (2017). Social media use and university students’ participation in a large-scale protest campaign: The case of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement. Telematics and Informatics, 34, 457-469.

Chen, H. T., Chan, M. & Lee, F. L. F. (2016). Social media use and democratic engagement: A comparative study of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China. Chinese Journal of Communication, 9, 348–366.

Chan, M., Lee, F. L. F., & Chen, H. T. (2016). Exploring the Potential for Mobile Communications to Engender an Engaged Citizenry: A Comparative Study of University Students in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. In R. Wei (Ed.), Mobile Media, Political Participation, and Civic Activism in Asia (pp. 193-213). Netherlands: Springer.

Chan, M. (2016). Social network sites and political engagement: Exploring the impact of Facebook connections and uses on political protest and participation, Mass Communication & Society, 9, 430-451.

Chan, M. (2016). Psychological antecedents and motivational models of collective action. Examining the role of perceived effectiveness in political protest participation, Social Movement Studies, 15, 305-321.

Chan, M. (2015). Examining the influences of news use patterns, motivations, and age cohort on mobile news use: The case of Hong Kong, Mobile Media & Communication, 3, 179-195 .

Chan, M. (2015). Multimodal connectedness and quality of life: Examining the impact of communication technologies on subjective well-being across the life span, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 20, 3–18.

Chan, M. (2015). Mobile phones and the good life: Examining the relationships among mobile use, social capital and subjective well-being. New Media & Society, 17, 96-113.

Chan, M. (2014). Social identity gratifications of social network sites and impact on collective action participation, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 17 229-235.

Chan, M., & Lee, F. L. F. (2014). Selective exposure and agenda-setting: Exploring the impact of partisan media exposure on agenda diversity and political participation, Asian Journal of Communication, 24, 301-314.

Chan, M. (2014). Exploring the contingent effects of political efficacy and partisan strength on the relationship between online news use and democratic engagement, International Journal of Communication, 8, 1195-1215.

Chan, M. (2014). (Re)categorizing intergroup relations and social identities through news discourse: The case of the China Daily’s reporting on regional conflict. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 33, 146-166.

Chan, M., & Guo, J. (2013). The role of political efficacy on the relationship between Facebook use and participatory behaviors. A comparative study of young American and Chinese adults. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16, 460-463.

Chan, M. (2012). The discursive reproduction of national identities and ideologies in the Chinese and Japanese English-language press. Discourse & Communication, 6, 361-378.

Chan, M. (2012). Social identity dynamics and emotional labour: The multiple roles of the tuina masseuse in the Shenzhen spa. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 15, 519-534

Chan, M., Wu, X., Hao, Y., Xi, R., & Jin, T. (2012). Microblogging, online expression and political efficacy among young Chinese citizens. The moderating role of information and entertainment needs in the use of Weibo. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15, 345-349.

Chan, M. (2011). Shyness, sociability, and the role of media synchronicity in the use of computer-mediated communication for interpersonal communication, Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 14, 84-90.

Chan, M. (2010). The impact of e-mail on collective action: A field application of the SIDE Model. New Media & Society, 12, 1313-1330.

Conference Presentations

Chan, M. (2017). Mobile-mediated multimodal communications, relationship quality and subjective well-being: An analysis of smartphone use from a life course perspective. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference 2017, Chicago, USA.

Chan, M. (2017). Partisan strength and social media use among voters during the 2016 Hong Kong Legislative Council election: Examining the roles of ambivalence and disagreement. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference 2017, Chicago, USA.

Chan, M. (2017). Networked counterpublics and discursive contestation in the agonistic public sphere: Political jamming a police force Facebook page. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, USA.

Chan, M. (2017). Facebook page data extraction for non-programmers: Introducing the Netvizz and Facepager tools. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, USA.

Chan, M., & Leung, R. (2017). Multimodal connectedness, family communications and well-being: Examining young people’s use of online communications with their parents. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, USA.

Reich, S., Reinecke, L., Hefner, D., Winkler, J., Hopp, F. R., Knop, K., Chan, M., Owen, B., Vorderer, P. (2017). Self-construal, cultural values and everyday life with a smartphone: Intercultural differences in being permanently online and connected. Paper presented at the 67th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, San Diego, USA.

Chan, M. (2016). Reluctance to talk face-to-face and post on Facebook about politics: Examining the roles of fear of isolation, willingness to self-censor, and network structure. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference 2016, Minnesota,

USA. Li, X., & Chan, M. (2016). Comparing social media use, discussion, political trust, and political engagement among university students in China and Hong Kong: An application of the O-S-R-O-R model. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference 2016, Minnesota, USA.

Chan, M., & Tong, C. (2016). User-generated counter-hegemonic discourse in social media: The case of the Hong Kong Police Force Facebook page. Paper presented at the Social Media & Society Conference, London, UK.

Lee, F. L. F., Lee, P. S. N., Leung, L. W. C., So, C. Y. K., & Chan, M. (2016). Conditional Impact of Facebook as an Information Source on Political Opinions: The Case of Political Reform in Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Internationl Communication Association Annual Convention, Fukuoka, Japan.

Chan, M., Chen, H.T. & Lee, F. L. F. (2016). Examining the effects of mobile and social media news on political participation: A cross-national analysis of three Asian societies using a communication mediation approach. Paper presented at the 66th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.

Chan, M. (2016). Examining the effects of ethnic identity on linguistic intergroup bias and prejudice in Hong Kong/China relations. Paper presented at the 66th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.

Chen, Z. & Chan, M. (2016). Motivations for social media use and impact on political participation in China: A cognitive and communication mediation approach. Paper presented at the 66th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.

Chan, M. (2015). Online media and the social identity model of collective action: Examining the roles of online alternative news and social media news. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference 2015, San Francisco, Canada.

Chan, M., Chen, H. T., & Lee, F. L. F. (2015). Mobile news, social media news, and political participation in three Asian societies: An examination of direct and indirect effects using the O-S-R-O-R model. Work-in-progress paper presented at the Social Media & Society, Toronto, Canada.

Chan, M. (2015). In-group membership and the linguistic intergroup bias: Exploring the role of ethnic identification. Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Puerto Rico, USA.

Chan, M. (2015). Social media and democratic engagement: Exploring Facebook uses and impact on political participation and political efficacy. Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Puerto Rico, USA.

Chan, M. (2015). Mobile phones and social capital from a lifespan perspective: Examining the roles of mobile function use and mobile competence. Paper presented at the 65th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Puerto Rico, USA.

Chan, M. (2014). Mobility and the news: Examining the influences of news use patterns and generational differences on mobile news use. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) 97th Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Chan, M. (2014). Multiple uses. Diverse effects? The impact of mobile phone usage on social capital and subjective well-being. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s (AEJMC) 97th Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Chan, M. (2014). Multimodal connectedness and the good life: Examining the impact of communication technologies on the subjective well-being of Hong Kong citizens. Paper presented at the 64nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Seattle, USA.

Chan, M. (2013). (Re)categorizing intergroup relations: Applying social-psychological perspectives to news reporting on international conflict. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) 96th Conference, Washington, D.C., USA. Top 3 faculty paper, International Communication Division

Chan, M., & Lee, F. L. F. (2013). The impact of partisan media exposure on diversity of public affairs interests and agenda diversity. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) 96th Conference, Washington, D.C., USA.

Chan, M. (2012). Yes, I can! Exploring the contingent effects of party identification and political efficacy on Internet news use and its impact on political and civic participation. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Phoenix, USA.

Chan, M., & Guo, J. (2011). The impact of political identity, efficacy, and selective media exposure on political participation. A comparative study of young adults in the United States and Hong Kong. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) 95th Conference, St Louis, USA. Best paper, Political Communication Interest Group

Chan, M. (2011). The discursive reproduction of Chinese and Japanese national identities: Editorials and opinions of the East China Sea dispute in the China Daily and Daily Yomiuri. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) 95th Conference, St Louis, USA. Top 3 student paper, International Communication Division

Chan, M. (2011). Social identity dynamics and emotional labour: Shifting identities and communication accommodation strategies of professional masseuses in a Chinese spa complex. Paper presented at the 61st Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Boston, USA.

Lee, F. L. F., & Chan, M. (2011). Examining the Political Implications of Audience Selectivity in the Multi-channel Media Environment. Paper presented at the 61st Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Boston, USA.

Chan, M. (2010). The impact of social identity gratifications of Facebook use on collective action. Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's (AEJMC) 94th Conference, Denver, USA.

Chan, M. (2010). Impact of E-Mail and Gender on Donation Request Responses: A Field Application of SIDE. Paper presented at the 60th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Singapore.

Chan, M. (2009). Shyness, Sociability, and the Role of Media Synchronicity in the Use of Computer-Mediated Communication. Paper presented at the 59th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference, Chicago, USA.