Ph.D. Candidate

B.A. in Advertising
Wuhan University, Hubei, China

M.A. in Journalism and Communication
Peking University, Beijing, China

Research Interests:

  • Digital Memory
  • Digital Platforms
  • Digital Labour

Journal Article

Yang, Y. (2022). Pandemic and memory: Online memory narratives of COVID-19 survivors in China. Chinese Journal of Communication, 1-24.  https://doi.org/10.1080/17544750.2022.2053177

Book Review

Yang, Y. (2023, forthcoming). Book Review: Passionate Work: Endurance after the Good Life. Convergence.

Conference Paper Presentation

Yang, Y. (2023). “Salute the Striver”: China’s IT Giant Founders and the Discursive Construction of Overwork. Presented at the 73nd Annual ICA Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 28, 2023. (ICA Fee Waiver)
Yang, Y. (2022). “Turning green”: Algorithmic gossip of health surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic in China. Presented at the 72nd Annual ICA Conference, Paris, France, May 27, 2022 (Virtual presentation due to Covid 19).
Yang, Y., & Hu, Y.Y. (2021). Women on-screen: Exploring the relationship between consumption of female talent shows and sexism, internalization of beauty ideals, and self-objectification in China. Presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) 2021 Conference (Virtual conference due to Covid 19).
Yang, Y. (2019). Communication as Labor: Labor Dilemma of Media Workers in Digital Age. Presented at International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) 2019 Conference Post Conference, Barcelona, Spain, July 12, 2019.
Yang Y. (2019). CCP’s Journalism Education in the Liberation War (1946-1949). Presented at The Chinese Association for History of Journalism and Communication (CAHJC) 2019 Conference, Beijing, China, November 15-16, 2019


Third Place Student Paper Award, Mass Communication and Society Division, AEJMC 2021
Mr. Lam On Hang Memorial Scholarship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2021
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