Dr. Luwei Rose Luqiu

Associate Professor
Associate Head

(852) 3411 8022

Dr. Luqiu had been a television journalist for 20 years. She has covered many major international events ranging from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Libya and Gaza to the tsunami in Indonesia, the earthquake in Japan and China. She also reported on Chinese political news and interviewed several Chinese leaders. Before moving to academia, she worked presenter, commentator, executive news editor for the Phoenix Satellite Television in Hong Kong.

Dr. Luqiu’s book writing and online activities have also made her recognizable in China, especially among the Internet users. In 2006, she became a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. She received her PhD in mass communication from Pennsylvania State University and obtained her master’s degree in mass communication from Hong Kong Baptist University.

She was born and raised in Shanghai and earned her bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Fudan University.

Classes Taught

Issues and Cases in Mass Communication
Comparative and International News
Integrated Data-driven Storytelling/ Data Story Laboratory
Media Development in Global Perspective
Media and Communication in Chinese Society

Research & Teaching Interests

Censorship and Propaganda in authoritarian regimes
The Role of Media in Social Movement
Political Communication

  • Luqiu, L. R. (2021). Covering the 2019 Hong Kong Protests Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Luqiu, L. R. (2018). Propaganda, Media, and Nationalism in Mainland China and Hong Kong. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Book Chapters
  • Luqiu, L. R. (2021). Constructing Its Own Reality: The CCP’s Agenda for the Hong Kong Anti-extradition Bill Movement. In G. Rawnsley, Y. Ma & K. Pothong (eds.) Handbook of Political Propaganda. Edward Elgar.
  • Luqiu, L. R. (2021). The Government’s Needs vs. the Demands of Labor: A Case Study of Organizing by Labor NGOs in China. In G. Sorce (eds.) NGO Communications for Social Change. Routledge.
Peer-reviewed articles
Book Review
  • Luqiu, L. R. (2017). Gregory Ferrell Lowe and Fiona Martin (Eds.), The Value of Public Service Media. International Journal of Communication11, 4.


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