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The Reappearance of the Cult of Personality in China
Over the past 2 years, there have been signs that the Chinese Communist Party has activated the propaganda machine to build a cult of personality around the current leader: Xi Jinping. The campaignExpand
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The cost of humour: Political satire on social media and censorship in China
On the basis of interviews with several of the most well-known political satirists in China and content analysis of a corpus of satirical texts, this study demonstrates how censorship has beenExpand
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The elephant in the room: media ownership and political participation in Hong Kong
  • L. Luqiu
  • Political Science
  • 13 September 2017
In Hong Kong’s open and law-abiding society, applying the political principle of “one country, two systems” presents a challenge to the Chinese government, particularly regarding its efforts toExpand
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Willingness to follow opinion leaders: A case study of Chinese Weibo
This study examined the effects of follower number and comment tone on judgements about potential opinion leaders and their pages on Weibo, a Chinese social media site. Expand
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Female journalists covering the Hong Kong protests confront ambivalent sexism on the street and in the newsroom
Verbal, physical, and online attacks on journalists who cover protests around the worldhave been increasing in recent years, resulting in a decrease in both the amount ofreporting that is being don...
Islamophobia in China: news coverage, stereotypes, and Chinese Muslims’ perceptions of themselves and Islam
ABSTRACT An analysis spanning 10 years of news reports about Muslims and Islam in Chinese state news media (N = 15,427) demonstrates that Chinese news reports project an overall negative view ofExpand
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In this research note, we introduce a new dataset on China's national legislators. It provides descriptive information on one key parameter: the nature of the business owned by privateExpand
Counter-hegemony: grassroots use of the Internet to save dialects in China
ABSTRACT The Internet is used to create a grassroots counter-hegemony force. However, how individuals can effect changes to the development of language policies, especially in contexts such as China,Expand
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Propaganda, Media, and Nationalism in Mainland China and Hong Kong
  • L. Luqiu
  • Political Science
  • 15 October 2018
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
One Belt, One Road is a political and economic initiative developed by China to revive ancient trade routes in an effort to encourage international trade. One Belt, One Road will increase China’sExpand
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