Dr. Luqiu had been a television journalist for 20 years. She has covered many major international events ranging from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Libya and Gaza to the tsunami in Indonesia, the earthquake in Japan and China. She also reported on Chinese political news and interviewed several Chinese leaders. Before moving to academia, she worked presenter, commentator, executive news editor for the Phoenix Satellite Television in Hong Kong.
Dr. Luqiu’s book writing and online activities have also made her recognizable in China, especially among the Internet users. In 2006, she became a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She received her PhD in mass communication from Pennsylvania State University and obtained her master’s degree in mass communication from Hong Kong Baptist University.
She was born and raised in Shanghai and earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Fudan University.
Data Story Laboratory
Censorship and Propaganda in authoritarian regimes
The Role of Media in Social Movement
- Luqiu, L. R. (2018). Propaganda, Media, and Nationalism in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
- Luqiu, L. R., Schmierbach, M., & Ng, Y. L. (2019). Willingness to follow opinion leaders: A case study of Chinese Weibo. Computers in Human Behavior, 101, 42-50.
- Luqiu, L. R., & McCarthy, J. D. (2018). Confucius institutes: The successful stealth “soft power” penetration of American universities. The Journal of Higher Education, 90 (4), 1-24.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Liu, C. (2018). A “new social class” or old friends? A study of private entrepreneurs in the national people’s congress of China. Journal of East Asian Studies, 18(3), 1-12.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Yang, F. (2018). Islamophobia in China: news coverage, stereotypes, and Chinese Muslims’ perceptions of themselves and Islam. Asian Journal of Communication, 28(6), 1-22.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2018). Counter-hegemony: grassroots use of the Internet to save dialects in China. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 39(8), 1-12.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). The elephant in the room: media ownership and political participation in Hong Kong. Chinese Journal of Communication, 10(4), 360-376.
- Hatef, A., & Luqiu, L. R. (2017). Where does Afghanistan fit in China’s grand project? A content analysis of Afghan and Chinese news coverage of the One Belt, One Road initiative. International Communication Gazette, 80(6), 551-569.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). The cost of humour: Political satire on social media and censorship in China. Global Media and Communication, 13(2), 123-138.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2016). The Reappearance of the Cult of Personality in China. East Asia, 33(4), 289-307.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). Gregory Ferrell Lowe and Fiona Martin (Eds.), The Value of Public Service Media. International Journal of Communication, 11, 4.
Please go to Dr. Luqiu’s personal website: www.roseluqiu.com