Dr Chengju Huang lectures in Asian Media and Culture Studies in the School of Media and Communication.
Chengju Huang currently teaches Mass Media in Asia (COMM1086), Modern Asia (COMM2138) and Adventures in Asian Popular Culture (COMM2345).
In research, his focus is on social-journalistic transition in China and comparative media studies. Specifically, his major research interests include: Asian media studies, particularly Chinese media studies; international communication; comparative media systems and global media transition.
He supervises honours/postgraduate projects in the areas of Asian media studies, comparative media studies and media representation.
Publications in progess
Huang, C. J. (2015, forthcoming). 'Conservative popular journalism, public diplomacy, and the search for an alternative Chinese modernity: Revisiting the Global Times'. In Global media and public diplomacy in Sino-Western relations. Ashgate Publishing.
Huang, C. J. (2015, forthcoming). 'Towards a broadloid press approach: The transformation of China’s newspaper industry since the 2000s'. Journalism: Theory, Practice and Critique.
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism (Fudan University, China)
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (Fudan University, China)
PhD (University of Queensland, Australia)
Dr Huang has worked as an academic in journalism and media studies for more than 25 years. Before joining RMIT University in 2003, he worked with Sichuan University, China, (and a couple of Chinese media companies); University of Queensland; and Central Queensland University.
2009: China’s Chicago: Global ideology, urban infrastructure & the transformation of public space in Chongqing (Seed funding from RMIT Global Cities Institute’s Urban Infrastructure Group). With two RMIT co-researchers Associate Professor Chris Hudson and Professor SueAnne Ware.
2009: China’s Chicago: Global ideology, urban infrastructure & the transformation of public space in Chongqing (Seed funding from RMIT Design Research Institute). With two RMIT co-researchers Associate Professor Chris Hudson and Professor SueAnne Ware.
2006: Gan Vs. Wang: The Debate between China’s Two Leading Journalism Professors on “Marxist Journalism“ (RMIT Emerging Researcher Grant).
2001: Media Transition in Asia: Patterns and Dynamics (a postdoctoral research project sponsored by Faculty of Informatics and Communication, Central Queensland University).
1994: The Main Trends of China’s Newspaper Industry in the 1990s (large grant, sponsored by the Higher Education Committee of the People’s Republic of China).
1993: The Rise of Popular Culture in Post-Mao China (sponsored by Sichuan University, China).
- Huang, C. (2015). Towards a broadloid press approach: The transformation of China's newspaper industry since the 2000s In: Journalism, 17, 652 - 667
- Huang, C. (2014). Power, ambition, and arrogance: Lessons of Bo Xilai's 'Singing Red Song' campaign as a political communication project In: Global Media Journal, 8, 1 - 13
- Huang, C. (2014). From media sociology to sociology of communication In: New trends in communication studies, Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China
- Huang, C. (2009). Young, educated and pragmatic: A case study of the younger generation's democratic consciousness in singapore In: e-Journalist, 9, 1 - 17
- Huang, C. (2007). Media Sociology In: Mass Communication, Chinese Renmin University Press, Bejing
- Huang, C. (2007). Trace the stones in crossing the river: Media structural changes in post-WTO China In: International Communication Gazette, 69, 413 - 430
- Huang, C. (2004). Negotiating with the global: China's response to the post-WTO foreign media penetration In: Asia Examined: Proceedings of the 15th Biennial Conference of the ASAA, 2004, Canberra, Australia, Canberra, Australia, 29 June-2 July 2004
- Huang, C. (2003). Transitional media vs. normative theories: Schramm, Altschull, and China In: Journal of Communication, 53, 444 - 459
- Huang, C.,Davis, C.,Knight, A. (2002). Beyond party propaganda: a case study of China's rising commercialised press In: eJouranlist, , 1 - 21
- Huang, C. (2001). China's state-run tabloids: The rise of 'city newspapers' In: International Communication Gazette, 63, 435 - 450
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