At the annual board meeting on April 21, the Chinese Association of History of Journalism and Communication (CAHJC), which is the national society of the field in China, elected the following two papers published by alumni of the Lab as the Best Papers of 2017:
Zhijin Zhong and Shujin Lin (2017, in Chinese). The emotional memories of the return of Hong Kong and Macau among web users in mainland China. Journalism and Communication Research, Issue 1.
Lun Zhang, Lu Zheng, & Tai-Quan Peng (2017). Structurally embedded news consumption on mobile news applications. Information Processing and Management, 53, 1242-1253.
Zhijin is a professor at Sun Yat-sen University and a graduate of the Lab in 2009. Lun is an associate professor at Beijing Normal University and a graduate from the Lab in 2011 and Taiquan Peng an associate professor at Michigan State University and graduate from Lab in 2008.