Professor Christine HUANG Yi-hui, Chair Professor of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication, conducted a survey along with her research team in August 2022, asking 1,042 local citizens aged above 20, about their opinions on the existing “3+4” quarantine policy.
When people encounter dissonant speech on social media, functions such as hiding comments, unfriending and unfollowing friends may reinforce the behaviour of selective avoidance in order to re-establish more homophilous environments online. Dr Marko SKORIC of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication conducted a comparative study with his team on the selective avoidance behaviour of social media users in France, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
As AI takes on a growing diversity of tasks, people are curious about the communication effectiveness of AI versus humans. Professor HUANG Guanxiong, Associate Professor of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication, conducted a research on the relative effects of AI versus humans on persuasion and help uncover the circumstances under which these effects are stronger, weaker, or null.
Professor Christine Huang Yi-hui of CityU’s Department of Media and Communication led a survey to investigate Hong Kong citizens’ views on the perceived risks of Japan's nuclear wastewater discharge and their attitude towards travelling to Japan and purchasing Japanese products.