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宋韻雅博士

副教授
傳理學院人工智慧與媒體研究實驗室主任
傳理學院博士與研究式研究生項目主任

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宋韻雅博士的研究領域包括全球傳播、計算傳播學、計算機媒介網絡、社交媒體分析、網絡心理學及用戶行爲研究。她的研究涉獵英文、法文以及中文媒體文化。她曾兩度獲得著名的富布萊特學人獎。她主持的研究項目獲得過眾多研究基金資助,其中包括優配研究金(GRF)、優質教育基金(QEF)、公共政策研究基(PPR),以及加拿大懷雅遜大學授予的研究基金和美國CONVERGE新冠肺炎工作小組獎金。2017年她獲得香港浸會大學傑出青年研究學者獎。2019年獲頒富布萊特資深學人獎,前往美國康奈爾大學擔任訪問副教授。

宋博士曾就讀南京大學、約翰霍普斯大學中美文化研究中心、法國里爾高等新聞學校,之後獲富布萊特獎學金前往美國加州大學柏克萊分校進行博士論文研究,在香港城市大學獲得博士學位。她目前擔任『傳播與社會學刊』的編委,以及『Quality and Quantity』、『Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia』的副主編。她還是國際中華傳播學會 (CCA)、美國新聞與大眾傳播教育學會(AEJMC)『大眾傳播與社會』組評獎委員會主席。同時她還擔任傳理學院人工智慧與媒體研究實驗室主任、事實查核中心聯席主任。

執教課程

社交媒體
社會網絡分析
國際新聞
統計及量化研究方法
媒體與社會

教研領域

新聞學研究
全球傳播
在線社交網絡
網絡心理學及行為
社會計算與計算社會科學


Selected Publications
I. Selected Journal Articles
  • Xu, Q., Song, Y. , Yu, N., & Chen, S. (Accepted). Are You Passing Along Something True or False? The Dissemination of GMO Messages on Social Media. Public Understanding of Science. (SSCI)
  • Wang, X. and Song, Y. (2020). Viral misinformation and echo chambers: the diffusion of rumors about genetically modified organisms on social media. Internet Research, 30(5), 1547-1564. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., Kwon, K. H., Xu, J., Huang, X., & Li, S. (2020). Curbing profanity online: A network-based diffusion analysis of profane speech on Chinese social media. New Media & Society, 1461444820905068. (SSCI)
  • Ng, Y. L., Song, Y., Kwon, K. H., & Huang, Y. (2019). A systematic review and meta-synthesis of the antecedents and consequences of online incivility. Telematics and Informatics, 101323. (SSCI)
  • Schuldt, J. P., Yuan, Y. C., Song, Y., & Liu, K. (2019). Beliefs about whose beliefs? Second-order beliefs and support for China’s coal-to-gas policy. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 66, 101367. (SSCI)
  • Li, Y. T., & Song, Y. (2019). Taiwan as ghost island? Ambivalent articulation of marginalized identities in computer-mediated discourses. Discourse & Society, 0957926519889124. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., Lee, C. C., & Huang, Z. (2019). The news prism of nationalism versus globalism: How does the US, UK and Chinese elite press cover ‘China’s rise’?. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, DOI: 1464884919847143. (SSCI)
  • Ku, K. Y. L., Kong, S. Q., Song, Y., Deng, L. P., Kang, Y., & Hu, A. (2019). What Predicts Adolescents’ Critical Thinking about Real-life News? The Roles of Social Media News Consumption and News Media Literacy. Thinking Skills and Creativity. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Xu, R. (2018). Affective Ties That Bind: Investigating the Affordances of Social Networking Sites for Commemoration of Traumatic Events. Social Science Computer Review, DOI: 10.1177/0894439318770960. (SSCI)
  • Xu, Q., Yu, N., & Song, Y. (2018). User Engagement in Public Discourse on Genetically Modified Organisms: The Role of Opinion Leaders on Social Media. Science Communication, 40(6), 691-717. (SSCI)
  • Zeng, Y., & Song, Y. (2018). The social foreign correspondent: reconfiguring journalistic branding research in the age of social media. Popular Communication, 16(4), 293-308. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Wu, Y. (2018). Tracking the viral spread of incivility on social networking sites: The case of cursing in online discussions of Hong Kong–Mainland China conflict. Communication and the Public, 3(1), 46-61.
  • Song, Y., & Lee, C.-C. (2017). ‘Collective memories’ of global media events: Anniversary journalism of the Berlin Wall and Tiananmen crackdown in the Anglo-American elite press, 1990–2014. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, DOI: 10.1177/1464884917720304. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2017). Managing Impressions Online: Microblogs and the State Media’s Adaptation of Online Logics in China. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism, 18(8), 1064-1081. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., Dai, X.-Y., & Wang, J. (2016). Not All Emotions are Created Equal: Expressive Behavior of the Networked Public on China’s Social Media Site. Computers in Human Behavior, 60, 525-533. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., Lu, Y., Chang, T. K., & Huang, Y. (2017). Polls in an Authoritarian Space: Reporting and Representing Public Opinion in China. Asian Journal of Communication, 27(4), 339–356.(SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Lee, C.-C. (2016). Perceiving Different Chinas: Paradigm Change in the “Personalized Journalism” of Elite U.S. Journalists, 1976–1989. International Journal of Communication, 10, 4460–4479.(SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Lee, C.-C. (2015). The Strategic Ritual of Irony: Post-Tiananmen China as seen through “Personalized Journalism” of Elite U.S. Correspondents. Media, Culture & Society, 37(8), 1176–1192.  (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2014). A New World of Spectacle in the Post-cold War Era: China’s Central Television and Its Significant Other, 1992–2006. Public Relations Review, 42(3), 465–475. (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Lee, C.-C. (2014). Embedded Journalism: Constructing Romanticized Images of China by U.S. Journalists in the 1970s. Chinese Journal of Communication7(2), 174-190.  (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2013). The News and Local Production of the Global: Regional Press Revisited in Post-WTO China. International Communication Gazette75(7), 619–635.  (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2012). Legitimizing Ruptures of Development Trajectories: Party Press Discourse on Rural Society in Transitional China (1997-2006). International Journal of Press/Politics, 17, 316–340.  (SSCI)
  • Song, Y. (2012). Shifting Journalistic Paradigms of American Correspondents on Contemporary China: The Case of Orville Schell. Public Relations Review, 38(5)796–798.  (SSCI)
  • Song, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2011). Selecting Daily Newspapers for Content Analysis in China. Journalism Studies13, 356–369.  (SSCI)

II. Books

  • Huang, Y. & Song, Y. (Eds.) (2018). The Evolving Landscapes of Media and Communications in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.
  • Xiao, X., Huang, Y. H. C., & Song, Y. (Eds.) (2016). Communication & Society in Perspective. Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong Press. (in Chinese)
  • Song, Y., & Wang, L. (2010). Media in American Politics: Contents and Consequences, 2nd Edition (Translation). By David Paletz. Nanjing: Nanjing University Press.

III. Selected Book Chapter

  • Zhang, K., & Song, Y. ( 2018). Social Media Use in Hong Kong. In Y. Huang & Y. Song (eds.) The Evolving Landscapes of Media and Communications in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.
  • Song, Y., Lu, Y., & Chang, T. K. (2016). CCTV 24-Hour Chinese-Language News: From Offline to Online. In: Sambrook, R. & Cushion, S. eds., The Future of 24-Hour News: New Directions, New Challenges. New York: Peter Lang.
  • Song, Y. (2015). Decoding Chinese Media in Flux: American Correspondents as Interpretive Community. In: Rawnsley, G. & Rawnsley, M., ed., Routledge Handbook of Chinese Media. London: Routledge.
IV. Selected Conference Papers
  • The Mechanisms of Profanity Diffusion in Online Discussion: The Context of Hong Kong”. In 2020 International Communication Association Annual Convention. (ICA Mass Communication Division’s Top Faculty Paper Award).
  • Oasis: Online Analytic System for Incivility Detection and Sentiment Classification. In 2019 International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW) (pp. 1098-1101). IEEE.
  • PP-DBLP: Modeling and Generating Attributed Public-Private Networks with DBLP. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshops (ICDMW) (pp. 986-989). IEEE.
  • What Can Software Tell Us About Media Coverage and Public Opinion? An Analysis of Political News Posts and Audience Comments on Facebook by Computerised Method. In International Conference on Social Informatics (pp. 230-241). Springer, Cham.
  • Virality of Swearing Utterance Online: The Case of Mainland-Hong Kong Controversial Issue on Weibo, accepted for presentation at ICA 2018.
  • Social Features of Online Discussion Networks: Exploring the Formation of the Cyber-crowd in Chinese Social Media, accepted for presentation at SocInfo Annual Convention.
  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Studying Hong Kong News Organizations’ Facebook Sites, accepted for presentation at the SMP 2016 Conference.
  • Emotion Homophily in Online Discussion Networks: A Networked Approach to Studying the Expressive Behaviors of Social Media Users in China, accepted for presentation at the INSNA 2016 Sunbelt conference.
  • Political and Media Systems Matter: U.S., Chinese and British Press Coverage of China’s Rise, 2008-2014, accepted for presentation at ICA 2016.
  • Inferring Latent Co-activation Patterns for Information Diffusion, accepted for presentation at the 2015 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology.
  • A Synthetic Approach for Recommendation: Combining Ratings, Social Relations, and Reviews, accepted for presentation at IJCAI 2015 (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence).
  • Participatory Journalism in an Authoritarian Space: How Chinese Media Use Opinion Polls Online and Offline, accepted for presentation at ICA 2015.
  • Anniversary Coverage of Tiananmen and the Berlin Wall in UK and U.S. Press, 1990-2013, accepted for presentation at ICA 2015.
  • A New World of Spectacle: China’s Central Television and Its Significant Other, 1992-2006, accepted for presentation at ICA 2013.
  • The Heroic Journalist: Memoirs of First-Wave U.S. Correspondents in Post-Mao China, accepted for presentation at AEJMC 2012.
  • Framing China under Global Financial Crisis: Projection of Power in U.S. Elite Media Discourse accepted for presentation at ICA 2010.
  • Selecting Daily Newspapers in China for Content Analysis: A Comparison of Sampling Methods and Sample Sizes, accepted for presentation at AEJMC 2010.
  • Legitimizing Ruptures of Development Trajectories: Party Press Discourse on Rural Society in Transitional China (1997-2006), accepted for presentation at ICA 2009.
Selected Grants
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council General Research Fund (GRF), Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: “Mapping the Status of Political Incivility in Hong Kong’s Digital Space” (Role: Principal Investigator)
  • Quality Education Fund (QEF), Education Bureau: “Promoting Smart and Positive News Engagement: News Literacy Education in the Digital Age” (Role: Co-Investigator)
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council General Research Fund (GRF), Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: “Gauging Public Sentiment and Mutual Misperception through Online Discussion Forums” (Role: Principal Investigator)
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council General Research Fund (GRF), Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: “Gauging Public Sentiment and Mutual Misperception through Online Discussion Forums” (Role: Principal Investigator)
  • Hong Kong Research Grants Council General Research Fund (GRF), Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: “Framing the Rise of China: How States, Markets, and Globalization Shape Foreign News in the U.S., French and British Press” (Role: Principal Investigator)
  • Faculty Research Grant (FRG), Hong Kong Baptist University: “Audience Interactivity in A Social-Media Era: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Studying Hong Kong News Organizations’ Facebook Sites” (Role: Principal Investigator)
  • Faculty Research Grant (FRG), Hong Kong Baptist University: “Microblogging the Food Safety: How People Engage with Social Media to Support Health Information Needs in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China?” (Role: Principal Investigator)