Chinese Journal of Communication

Aim & Scope

Launched in 2008, The Chinese Journal of Communication (CJC), is a scholarly publication aimed at elevating Chinese communication studies along theoretical, empirical, and methodological dimensions, while contributing to the understanding of media, information, and communication phenomena around the world. This refereed journal serves as an important international platform for scholars and students in Chinese communication studies to exchange ideas and research results. Interdisciplinary in scope, it will examine subjects in all Chinese societies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore, and the global Chinese diasporas.

The CJC welcomes scholarly works using social scientific or humanistic approaches on such topics as mass communication, journalism studies, telecommunications, rhetoric, cultural studies, media effects, new communication technologies, organizational communication, interpersonal communication, advertising and public relations, political communication, communications law and policy, and so on. Articles employing historical and comparative analysis focused on traditional Chinese culture as well as contemporary processes such as globalization, deregulation, and democratization are also welcome.

Published by Routledge, Chinese Journal of Communication is institutionally based at the Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research, the School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Francis L. F. LeeThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Associate Editors

Hsuan-Ting ChenThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Shu-Chuan (kelly) ChuDePaul University, USA
Chih-Hui LaiNational Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Jingrong TongUniversity of Sheffield, UK
Saskia WittebornThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Angela Xiao WuNew York University, USA
Lin ZhangUniversity of New Hampshire, USA

Book Review Editor

Oliver N. K. ChanThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Editorial Assistants

Daisy Xiaoxuan ChengThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Han FuThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Fangyu QingThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Editorial Advisory Board Members

Peng Hwa AngNanyang Technological University, Singapore
Wei BuChinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Manuel CastellsUniversity of Southern California, USA
Julie Yujie ChenUniversity of Toronto, Canada
Nick CouldryLondon School of Economics, UK
William DuttonUniversity of Leeds, UK
Lei GuoFuhan University, China
Louisa HaBowling Green State University, USA
David HesmondhalghUniversity of Leeds, UK
Yu HongZhejiang University, China
Yong HuPeking University, China
Chen-Ling HungNational Taiwan University, Taiwan
Ki Deuk HyunAkita International University, Japan
Crystal Li JiangCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jianbin JinTsinghua University, China
Yonghwan KimDongguk University, Korea
Jeroen de KloetUniversity of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Chin-Chuan LeeNational Chengchi University, Taiwan
Hongtao LiZhejiang University, China
Luzhou Nina LiMonash University, Australia
Jhih-Syuan (Elaine) LinNational Chengchi University, Taiwan
Shih-diing LiuUniversity of Macau, Macau
Yu-li LiuCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Shuning LuNorth Dakota State University, USA
Yanqin LuBowling Green State University, USA
Tom McDonaldThe University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Toby MillerUniversity of California, Riverside, USA
Yi MouShanghai Jiaotong University, China
Ji PanFudan University, China
Wenjing PanRenmin University of China, China
Maria RepnikovaGeorgia State University, USA
Todd Lyle SandelUniversity of Macau, Macau
Saif ShahinTilburg University, The Netherlands
Bo ShanWuhan University, China
Fei ShenCity University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lijiang ShenPennsylvania State University, USA
Daniela StockmannHertie School of Governance, Germany
Chris Chao SuBoston University, USA
Yan SuPeking University, China
Yue TanNational Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
Harsh TanejaUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA
Ingrid VolkmerThe University of Melbourne, Australia
Cara WallisTexas A&M University, USA
Song-In WangNational Chung Cheng University, Taiwan
Lars WillnatSyracuse University, USA
Guobin YangUniversity of Pennsylvania, USA
Fanxu ZengTsinghua University, China
Guoliang ZhangShanghai Jiaotong University, China
Jingwen ZhangUniversity of California Davis, USA
Mingxin ZhangHuazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Xinzhi ZhangHong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Zhijin ZhongSun Yat-sen University, China
Baohua ZhouFudan University, China
Shuhua ZhouUniversity of Missouri, USA
Zhiqiu Benson ZhouNYU Shanghai, China