Qin Jie has published her third Chinese translation of Cultural Studies: The Basics, originally authored by Jeff Lewis in 2008. The translated version, coauthored with Zhenzhi Guo, is published by Tsinghua University Press. The book is part of the Series of Translated Textbooks in Journalism and Communication, edited by Guo, a Professor of School of
The paper Discussing Occupy Wall Street on Twitter: Longitudinal Network Analysis of Equality, Emotion, and Stability of Public Discussion coauthored by Cheng-Jun Wang, Pian-pian Wang and Jonathan Zhu has been accepted by Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking which is ranked 4 out of 72 in the Communication category of the Journal Citation Report 2011 (Social Sciences Edition, sorted by 5-Year Impact Factor) . The
Jonathan Zhu presents a paper at the department research seminar. The paper is entitled “Mapping the landscape of Internet studies: Text mining of social science journal articles 2000-2009” and coauthored by Winson Peng, Lun Zhang, Zhijin Zhong, and Jonathan Zhu. The paper has been accepted by New Media & Society and will go online soon.
A spin-off study of a comprehensive review of Internet studies by Peng et al. (2013) will be published in September this year, with the online version already available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.22649/abstract: Abstract: This study explores the factors influencing citations to Internet studies by assessing the relative explanatory power of three perspectives: normative theory, the social constructivist
Lingfei Wu, one of the lab members and Jiang Zhang, a researcher from Beijing Normal University, collaboratively investigated the growth pattern of online communities and found that the growth rate can be predicted by the distribution of individual activities. Their paper, titled Accelerating Growth and Size-dependent Distribution of Human Online Activities, is published on Physical