Tuesday 28th May 2024, 10:00am-4:00pm HKT, CVA 1022 and on Zoom

The Department of Journalism invites you to its annual research colloquium which will feature presentations by Department of Journalism faculty on diverse research topics. The colloquium provides an excellent opportunity to learn more about the latest research of faculty members and to connect with scholars who might share your interests. This year’s event also includes a guest talk by journalism professor, Francis Lee of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. All are welcome to join!

Lunch will be served. Kindly register below for catering purposes. Registration is required.

To attend on Zoom, find details below:

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Meeting ID: 990 2025 9094

Passcode: 16574

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Programme Schedule


  • Angela Wang Dan & Steve Guo: The Power of the Commandist Propaganda: Source Trust, Mental Complexity, Political Leaning and News Engagement in Digitalized China
  • Cherian George: The Counter-Polarisers: Building Bridges in Divided Societies
  • Sheng Zou: Urban Spaces as Interfaces: On New Logics and Aesthetics of Place-making in Wanghong Cities
  • Kenneth Paul Tan: Podcasts in Singapore’s Networked Authoritarian Statism


Guest speaker & Lunch

  • Francis Lee (The Chinese University of Hong Kong): Journalistic Risk Culture in Hong Kong


  • Brian So: Automation Reporting in Financial Journalism
  • Nick Zhang: Personal Communication vs Social Media Sharing: A Study on Racial Microaggression among Ethnic Minorities in Working Environment of Hong Kong
  • Janet Lo: Why do Young People embrace e-Mental Health? A Study of Service Users in Hong Kong
  • Daya Thussu: Communicating Geopolitics of Wars in Ukraine and Gaza

Organised by Department of Journalism and Centre for Media and Communication Research, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)