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    • Challenging Official Propaganda? Public Opinion Leaders on Sina Weibo. 

      Nip, Joyce Y. M.; Fu, King-wa (The China Quarterly, 2016-03)
      This article examines the prominence of various user categories as opinion leaders, defined as initiators, agenda setters or disseminators, in 29 corruption cases exposed on SinaWeibo. It finds that ordinary citizens ...
    • Exploring the second phase of public journalism 

      Nip, Joyce Y. M. (Taylor & Francis, 2007-02-17)
      This paper examines the new forms of audience participation in journalism with regard to their possibility in achieving the goals of public journalism.2 A typology of five models of audience connections is proposed: (1) ...
    • The nature of public opinion on social media in China 

      Nip, Joyce Y. M. (The 15th Chinese Internet Research Conference: "Divergence and Convergence in China's Internets", 2017-06-05)
      The political implications of the Internet on China has drawn much interest. Without an effective government system of grievance address, Chinese citizens have directed their complaints first to the news media and then ...
    • Networked Framing Between Source Posts and Their Reposts: An Analysis of Public Opinion On China's Microblogs 

      Nip, Joyce Y. M.; Fu, King-wa (Taylor & Francis, 2015-11-24)
      Retweeting a post on a social media platform is a part of a process of growing significance through which public opinion formation takes place. A ‘retweet count’ on, say Twitter or weibo, can be taken as a measure of ...
    • The Travelling Objectivity Norm: Examining the case of the first Chinese journalism handbook 

      Maras, Steven; Nip, Joyce Y. M. (Taylor & Francis, 2014-03-18)
      This study investigates the significance of Xu Baohuang’s 1919 textbook Xin wen xue on the articulation of an objectivity norm in the early Republican-era in China. It addresses issues raised by cross-cultural or comparative ...