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盧惠嫻博士

助理教授

(852) 3411 5837

Dr. Lo has published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, and received top research paper awards in international conferences. She has rich experience in journalism and worked as an editor and reporter for various media organisations and publishing organisations. She obtained her PhD from Hong Kong Baptist University. Her research interests include journalism, cultural studies, critical studies in mass communication and new media.

執教課程

News editing
Journalism and communication theory
New media and online communication

教研領域

Journalism
New media
Advertising and public relations
Big data
Political communication
Cultural studies
Ageing


Selected Publications
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
  • Lo, W.H. & Cheng, B.K.L. (forthcoming). Melodramatic Animation, Presence, and Sympathy for Crime Victims in News: An Experiment with Adolescents in Hong Kong. Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies. Online first.
  • Lo, Wai Han. (2020). Governmentality and neoliberalism: A study of media discourse on poverty in Hong Kong. Journal of Poverty and Social Justice, 1–24. https://doi.org/10.1332/175982719X15687079983161.
  • Lo, Wai Han, Benson Shu Yan Lam, and Meily Mei Fung Cheung. (2019). The Dynamics of Political Elections: A Big Data Analysis of Intermedia Framing Between Social Media and News Media. Social Science Computer Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439319876593.
  • Lo, W.H. & Cheng, B.K.L. (2018). Melodramatic animation in crime news and news information learning. Journalism. Paper is available at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1464884918776747
  • Lo, W. H. (2018). Marketing images of marriage rituals: A cross-cultural analysis of wedding magazine advertising. Journal of International consumer marketing. Paper is available at https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08961530.2017.1381871?journalCode=wicm20
  • Lo, W. H. (2016). Citizen camera-witnessing: A case study of the Umbrella Movement, Contemporary Chinese Political Economy and Strategic Relations: An International Journal (CCPS) on Hong Kong democracy and Umbrella Movement, 2(2), 795-815.
  • Lo, W. H. (2016). Traditional opera and young people: Cantonese opera as personal development. International Journal of Adolescence and Youth. Paper is available at
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02673843.2016.1163503
  • Lo, W.H. & Cheng, B.K.L. (2015). The use of melodramatic animation in news, presence and news credibility: A path model. Journalism Studies. DOI:10.1080/1461670X.2015.1087814. (SSCI)
  • Cheng, B.K.L, & Lo, W.H. (2015). The effects of melodramatic animation in crime-related news. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. 92(3), 559-579.
  • Lo, W. H., (2015). The music culture of older adults in Cantonese operatic singing lessons, Ageing & Society, 35(8), 1614-1634.
  • Cao Bolin, Chen Zhiqun, Huang Yingjie, Lo Wai Han (2014). Conflicts between Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong People: A Social Identity Perspective in explaining Hostile Media Effect and Third-Person Effect, Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, 3(2), 225-240. (The authors are listed in alphabetical order)
  • Lo, W.H., & Cheng, B.K.L (2013). Fueling the debate: Predictive relationships among personality characteristics, motives and effects of animated news viewing, Journal of Applied Journalism & Media Studies, 2(1), 135-160.
  • Cheng, B.K.L, & Lo, W.H. (2012). Can news be imaginative? An experiment testing the perceived credibility of melodramatic animated news, news organizations, media use, and media dependency, Electronic News, 6(3), 131-150.
Book
  • 黃志華、朱耀偉、吳月華、盧惠嫻主編。(2020)《香港文學大系》—歌詞卷。香港:商務印書局。
Book Chapter
  • Cheung, M. F., Lo , W. H. & Lam, S. Y. (Forthcoming). Which message frames and forms best promote political campaigns via social media? In Advances in Advertising Research Series (Vol. XI).
  • Lo, W. H. & Cheng, B. K. L. (2018). Feel real, feel credible: Animated news and credibility. In Huang Yu (Ed), The Evolving Landscape of Media and communication in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong’s Press.
  • Cheng, B.K.L, & Lo, W.H. (2018). The use of melodramatic animation in news and news appreciation among older children in Hong Kong. In Zhang, K., Chan, K., Lee, Y. L. Alice. (Eds.). Multidisciplinary Approach to Media Literacy. Communication University of China Press, p. 2-13.
  • 盧惠嫻 (2016)。「後九七的本土意識想像」。收錄於鄭宇碩編,《探討本土主義》。香港:香港城市大學出版社 。
Academic Awards & Honours
  • Top Faculty Paper Award by the Journalism Studies Division, the 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association, 24-28 May 2018, Prague, Czech Republic (with Meily Cheung and Benson Lam). (2018)
  • Wai Tak Land Investment & Loan Co., Ltd. Research Scholarship (2015)
  • Top Interactive Paper Award by the Electronic News Division, Association of Education for Journalism and Mass Communication at the Centennial Conference, 10-13 August 2012, Chicago, IL., USA. (with Benjamin Cheng Ka Lun). (2012)
  • ATV scholarship (2003)
Selected Grants
  • 2020, Seed Grant Funding Scheme, Hong Kong Baptist University , School of Continuing Education, HK $ 100, 000. “The use of social media as resource of mental health intervention: a study of youth social media usage, notion of trust, and mental health support on social media”, with Dr. Tsen Wai Sing (HKBU). (Ongoing project)
  • 2020, HKBUS COMMUNITY PROJECT FUND, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK $ 100, 000. Let the forgotten voices be heard – the use of creative media in storytelling 用創媒說故事 – 讓被遺忘的聲音給聽見”, with Dr. Benjamin Cheng (HKBU), Ms. Iris Chan (HKBU), and Ms. Carman Leung (HKBU). (Ongoing project)
  • 2020, Public Policy Research Funding Scheme (Special Round), Hong Kong SAR government, HK $ 479, 090. “Connecting Two Generations in the Midst of Turmoil: Empowering the Older Adults to provide emotional support for the young people” with Dr. Lam Shu Yan (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Cheung Mei Fung (The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong) (Ongoing project)
  • 2020, Research Matching Grant Scheme, Hong Kong SAR government, HK $ 197, 700. “The effects of immersive experience: the relationship between presence and audience’s perception in the study of media”. (Ongoing project)
  • 2019, Futurelearn (online blended course) Grants, Hong Kong Baptist University, HK$ 100,000, from Centre of Holistic Learning and Financial office., “Storytelling Techniques in the digital era: techniques and effects” with Dr. Lisa Tam (Queensland University of Technology) and Dr. Benjamin Cheng (HKBU). (Ongoing project)
  • 2018, Faculty Research Grant (FRG), Hong Kong Baptist University, HK$83,700 “Does Emotion Matter? Exploring the Relationship between Animated News, Presence, Emotions, and Policy Support.”, with Dr. Benjamin Cheng (HKBU). (Ongoing project)
Ongoing Project
  • The international comparative research project “Media for Democracy Monitor”
  • Some 20 countries world-wide participate in this long standing research project, coordinated by the Euromedia Research Group and the University of Salzburg, Austria. The purpose of the research is to demonstrate the importance and value of news media for contemporary democracies over time.
Conference papers
  • Wong, T. C., Cheung, M. F., & Lo, W. H. (2020). The shift of power centers and news sources: practices, struggles and threats of Hong Kong’s political journalists since the Handover. Paper has been accepted by Political communication division at ICA virtual conference.
  • Cheung, M. F., Lam, S. Y. & Lo, W. H. (2020). What Matters More in Political Expressions in Social Media Campaigns: Candidates, Message Frames or Forms?. Paper has been accepted by Political communication division at ICA virtual conference.
  • Cheng, B. K. L. & Lo, W. H. (2019). The use of VR 360° video in marketing tourism: The mediating role of enjoyment and Presence. Paper has been accepted by International Conference on Research in Advertising (ICORIA), Krems, Austria.
  • Lo, W. H., Cheung, M. F. & Lam, S. Y. (2019). Not all message frames and forms are the same: What matters most in political expressions in social media campaigns. Paper has been accepted by International Conference on Research in Advertising (ICORIA), Krems, Austria.
  • Swati Maheshwari & Lo, W. H. (2019). The Construction of Charisma and Populist Appeal: Modi and Xi Jin ping in Comparative Analysis. Paper has been accepted by Political communication section at IAMCR conference, Madrid.
  • Lo, W. H. & Cheng, B. K. L. (2019). Does emotion matter? Exploring the relationship between animated news, emotions, and policy support. Paper has been accepted by Journalism Research Education section at IAMCR conference, Madrid.
  • Lo, W. H., Cheung, M. F. & Lam, S. Y. (2018). Who has a say in political election? Framing in the era of big data. Paper has been accepted by Journalism studies division at ICA conference, Prague. (Top Faculty Paper Award)
  • Cheng, B. K. L. & Lo, W. H. (2017). Melodramatic Animation in News, Presence and Sympathy on Crime Victim: An Experiment on Adolescents in Hong Kong. Paper has been accepted by electronic news section at AEJMC conference, Chicago.
  • Lo, W.H., & Cheng, B.K.L (2016). Melodramatic animation in crime news and news information learning among older children in Hong Kong. Paper has been accepted by electronic news section at AEJMC conference, Minneapolis.
  • Lo, W. H. (2015). A Foucauldian analysis: poor’s self-images and social process of normalization. Paper has been accepted by the Emerging Scholars Network Section at IAMCR 2015, Montreal.
  • Cheng, B.K.L. & Lo, W.H. (2014). The Effects of Melodramatic Animation in News on Evaluation of Suspect in Crime News via Presence at the AEJMC annual convention, Montreal.
  • Lo, Wai Han (2014). The Relationship between Social Media and Traditional Media: A Case Study of the 2013 Hong Kong Dock Strike. Paper has been accepted by the Community Communication Section for presentation at IAMCR 2014, Hyderabad
  • Lo, Wai Han (2014). Marketing wedding rituals: a cross cultural analysis of wedding magazine advertising. Paper was accepted at the Intercultural communication section at the ICA Annual Convention, Seattle.
  • Cao Bolin, Chen Zhiqun, Huang Yingjie, Lo Wai Han (2013). Conflicts between Mainland Chinese and Hong Kong People: A Social Identity Perspective in explaining Hostile Media Effect and Third-Person Effect. Paper was accepted at the Mediated Communication, Public Opinion and Society Section at the IAMCR annual convention, Dublin.
  • Cheng, Ka Lun & Lo Wai Han (2013). The Effects of Melodramatic Animation in News on Presence, Perceived Credibility of News, and Reality Judgment. Paper was accepted at the Journalism Research and Education Section at the IAMCR annual convention, Dublin.
  • Lo Wai Han (2013). Revisiting Public Sphere: is there any public sphere with Postmodern perspective? Paper was accepted at Four Round International Conference annual convention at Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong.
  • Lo Wai Han (2013). Cantonese Operatic singing: meaningful life experience to older adults. Paper was accepted at Four Round International Conference annual convention at Hong Kong Baptist University in Hong Kong.
  • Lo, Wai Han (2012). Reproducing Pleasure through Rituals: The Music Culture of Older Adults in Cantonese Operatic Singing Lessons, Paper was accepted at Popular Culture Working Group at IAMCR annual convention.
  • Lo, Wai Han (2012). “The Development of Investigative Reporting in Hong Kong” accepted at History section at IAMCR annual convention.
  • Lo Wai Han & Cheng, Ka Lun (2012). Fueling the debate: Predictive relationships among personality characteristics, motives and effects of melodramatic animated news viewing. Paper accepted at AEJMC annual convention. (Top Interactive Paper Award in Electronic News Division).
  • Lo Wai Han & Cheng, Ka Lun (2012). Institutional engagement and participation: Empowering viewers in the loopholes of media regulations on online animated news.Paper accepted at Four Round International Conference annual convention at Monash University in Melbourne.
  • Lo Wai Han & Cheng, Ka Lun (2011). Can news be imaginative? A quasi-experiment testing the perceived credibility of animated news, news organization, media use, and dependency. Paper accepted at AEJMC annual convention.