About me

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I am an Associate Professor at the School of Journalism & Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Concurrently, I am the Graduate Division Head for the School as well as the Director of the Centre for Communication and Public Opinion Survey (CCPOS). I also serve as Associate Editor for Political Communication and Telematics and Informatics, and editorial board member for eight journals. My work has appeared in 50+ SSCI journals. Since 2020, I have been listed yearly among the top 2% of the world’s most highly cited scientists (yearly) according to metrics published by Stanford University.

Research interests

I am interested in the uses and impact of media and communication technologies on individuals and society, focusing on the areas of political communication, digital journalism, and computer-mediated communication. My body of research is listed in the “Research” page and relates to my main areas of interest below:

  1. Effects of digital media on personal, social, and political outcomes
  2. Roles and impacts of digital news on politics and society
  3. Antecedents and contextual factors shaping digital media uses and their effects
  4. Cross-national comparative communication research