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.
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
Censorship and Propaganda in authoritarian regimes
The Role of Media in Social Movement
- 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.
- 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.
- Liao, S. & Luqiu, L. R. (2022). #MeToo in China? Digital activism against sexual assault and harassment in higher education. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2021). “Do we still need to talk about gender equality?” Hong Kong journalists on gender awareness. Communication and Society, 57, 29–52.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Liao, S. X. (2021). Rethinking ‘the personal is political: ‘Enacting agency in the narrative of sexual harassment experiences in China. Discourse & Society, 09579265211023225.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Kang, Y. (2021). Loyalty to WeChat beyond national borders: a perspective of media system dependency theory on techno-nationalism. Chinese Journal of Communication, 1-18.
- Dai, Y., & Luqiu, L. (2020). Camouflaged propaganda: A survey experiment on political native advertising. Research & Politics, 7(3), 2053168020935250.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2020). Female journalists covering the Hong Kong protests confront ambivalent sexism on the street and in the newsroom. Feminist Media Studies, 1-19.
- Min, B., & Luqiu, L. R. (2020). How Propaganda Techniques Leverage Their Advantages: A Cross-national Study of the Effects of Chinese International Propaganda on the US and South Korean Audiences. Political Communication, 1-21.
- Hatef, A., & Luqiu, R. (2020). Media and Intervention: Examining Representations of Afghan Women in The New York Times. Journalism Practice, 1-16.
- Luqiu, R., & Yang, F. (2020). Weibo diplomacy: Foreign embassies communicating on Chinese social media. Government Information Quarterly, 37 (3). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.giq.2020.101477
- Lu, S., & Luqiu, L. R. (2019). Does political efficacy equally predict news engagement across countries? A multilevel analysis of the relationship among internal political efficacy, media environment and news engagement. New Media & Society. doi: 1461444819888417.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Yang, F. (2019). Anti-muslim sentiment on social media in China and Chinese Muslims’ reactions to hatred and misunderstanding. Chinese Journal of Communication, 1-17.
- Luqiu, L. R., Schmierbach, M., & Ng, Y. L. (2019). Willingness to follow opinion leaders: A case study of Chinese Weibo. Computers in Human Behavior, 101, 42-50.
- Luqiu, L. R., & McCarthy, J. D. (2018). Confucius institutes: The successful stealth “soft power” penetration of American universities. The Journal of Higher Education, 90 (4), 1-24.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Liu, C. (2018). A “new social class” or old friends? A study of private entrepreneurs in the national people’s congress of China. Journal of East Asian Studies, 18(3), 1-12.
- Luqiu, L. R., & Yang, F. (2018). Islamophobia in China: news coverage, stereotypes, and Chinese Muslims’ perceptions of themselves and Islam. Asian Journal of Communication, 28(6), 1-22.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2018). Counter-hegemony: grassroots use of the Internet to save dialects in China. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 39(8), 1-12.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). The elephant in the room: media ownership and political participation in Hong Kong. Chinese Journal of Communication, 10(4), 360-376.
- Hatef, A., & Luqiu, L. R. (2017). Where does Afghanistan fit in China’s grand project? A content analysis of Afghan and Chinese news coverage of the One Belt, One Road initiative. International Communication Gazette, 80(6), 551-569.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). The cost of humour: Political satire on social media and censorship in China. Global Media and Communication, 13(2), 123-138.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2016). The Reappearance of the Cult of Personality in China. East Asia, 33(4), 289-307.
- Luqiu, L. R. (2017). Gregory Ferrell Lowe and Fiona Martin (Eds.), The Value of Public Service Media. International Journal of Communication, 11, 4.
Please go to Dr. Luqiu’s personal website: www.roseluqiu.com