Zhou Haiyan is an associate professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at Nanjing University and a scholar of contemporary China. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Journalism and her Ph.D. in Sociology. She also serves as Director of the Laboratory of News Gathering and Editing in the Teaching Demonstration Media Center of Nanjing University. Zhou’s main research interests lie in the areas of media and memory. She uses social memory theory and power discourse analysis theory to research Chinese history, especially issues of power and social control. Her Ph.D. thesis, on the Great Production movement, received the Sih-Yuan Distinguished Doctoral Thesis for the Humanities and Social Sciences Award. She is the author of Politics of Memory: the Rediscovery of the Great Production movement (Development Press, 2013).
Politics of Memory: the Rediscovery of the Great Production movement (Development Press, 2013).
Investigative Reporting: Interviewing and writing (Xinhua Press, 2003).
"The Zhao Zhankui Movement: Social Memory’ Reconstruction of Workers’ Role Models in News Production", Journalism Review, January 2012.
"Discourse is Power: "News production - Political mobilization" of the Great Production’s Typical Reports", Contemporary Communications, March 2012.
"Criticism of Public Figures’ Behavior: Speculation on the Great War Between Fang Zhouzi and Han Han", Journalism Review, March 2012.
"Strategy and Distinction: Journalism Awards Between Journalistic Professionalism Discourse and National Discourse", Journalism Review, August. 2012.
"Wu Manyou: From Memorizing to Oblivion: Liberation Daily’s First Typical Report on News Production and the Construction of Social Memory", Jiangsu Social Sciences, March 2012.
"Production as Discipline", Open Times, October 2012.
"People Micro-blog: Communication Promotes the Change", Journalism Review, October 2012.
"Idlers’ Discipline and Social Governance Strategies in Rural Renovation: Taking the “Modify the Idlers” Movement as an Example", Jianghai Academic Journal, 5, 2012.
"How Micro-blogs change Micro Politics", Journalism Review, November 2012.
"The Taiwanese experience: Citizen Journalism And Social Reconstruction in the We-media Age", Journalism Review, December 2012.
Cao Jin is a Professor in the Journalism School, Fudan University and Associate Director of the Center for International Publishing Studies. She was a Visiting Scholar at Yale University in 2005. Professor Cao’s expertise is in critical communication theory and media sociology. In the past eight years, she has conducted fieldwork and gathered first hand materials on the situation of the underground media in Mainland China. She has also explored how marginalized or minority groups use the media to participate and mobilize social movements such as the AIDS Prevention Campaign, thereby capturing the development of grassroots classes. Her major publications include the book Media and Gender Studies: Theories and Cases, and a series articles including “The Production of an Alternative Media in Mainland China--A Case Study of the Journal Friend Exchange” (in Communication and Society), “A Case Study of the Lesbian Health Hotline in a Peripheral Chinese City” and “The Copyright Trade in Post-Colonial Context: A Case Study in a Science and Technology Publishing House in Shanghai". She is also co-editor-in-chief (with Zhao Yuezhi) of the English-book The Political Economy of Communication: A Reader.
- Tsinghua University
Zeng Fanxu is Associate Professor at the School of Journalism & Communication, Tsinghua University. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism, Sun Yat-Sen University (Zhongshan University). Prior to that, Dr. Zeng was a journalist for the South Newspaper Group in Guangzhou for several years. His research concentrates on media and grassroots politics in China, especially NGO media strategy and civil society development, media and popular contentions, as well as media and public policy change. While at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, he focused on a study about the relationship between the media and the rising urban contentions in China under the supervision of Professor Elizabeth J. Perry.