Between 2005 and 2013 the China Media Centre (CMC) has funded four Post Doctoral Research Fellows and obtained RCUK funding for one. Two doctoral students who upon qualification became post doctoral research fellows subsequently took up research posts at Oxford and Leicester, respectively.

In January 2011, two are still within CMC; Dr Xin Xin, who had an RCUK Fellowship and is now Reader in International Communications, and Dr Zeng Rong.

The CMC has funded, or is funding, seven PhD candidates, whose publications are not included here.

A Leverhulme Visiting Professorship was obtained for Prof Hu Zhengrong, now Deputy President of China Communications University, but his publications are not included here. The many publications, mainly in Chinese, of our Visiting Fellows are also not included here.

Single authored books

de Burgh, Hugo, (2006) China: Friend or Foe? Cambridge: Icon.

Tong, Jingrong, (2010) Investigative Journalism and Society in China: Journalism, Power and Society, New York and London: Continuum.

Montgomery, Lucy, (2010) China’s Creative Industries; Copyright, Social Network Markets and the Business of Culture in a Digital Age, Edward Elgar; Cheltenham.

Chin, Yikchan, (2011) Television Regulation and Media Policy in China, London:Routledge.

de Burgh, Hugo, (2011) China’s Environment and China’s Environment Journalists, London: Intellect.

Zeng, Rong, (2012) Television News & the Limits of Globalization; BBC World and Phonenix Television today, London: University of Buckingham Press.

Xin, Xin, (2012) How the Market is Changing China’s News: the case of Xinhua News Agency, Lanham, US: Lexington Books.

de Burgh, Hugo, (2013) 你所不了解的西方故事 The West You Really Don’t Know. China: 江苏人民出版社 Jiangsu People Publishing (co-authored with Helen Briggs and Johnny Acton).

(In Press) de Burgh, Hugo, (2014) China’s Media, New York: Polity.

Xin, Xin, (2014) China’s Soft Power: Champaign, IL: University of Illinois.

de Burgh, Hugo, (2017) China's Media In The Emerging World Order.

Edited books

[ed] de Burgh, Hugo, (2005) China and Britain: the Potential Impact of China’s Development
London: Smith Institute

de Burgh, Hugo, (2005) Making Journalists: Diverse Models,Global Issues
London: Routledge,

[ed] de Burgh, Hugo, (2007) The China Impact: China’s Rise and the future of the UK London: McKinsey & Co
Report of the Westminster Hearings on China’s Impact, held in Parliament March-July 2007

de Burgh, Hugo,[co-editor] (2007) Can the Prizes still Glitter? The future of British universities in a changing world, Milton Keynes: UBP

[ed] de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) Investigative Journalism [2nd Edition] London: Routledge

[ed] Zeng, Rong, (2011) 应对西方媒体:新闻发言人及新闻官国际工作 Facing Western Correspondents in China: Chinese Media Handlers and their operations, Beijing: Tsinghua University Press

[co-ed with Li Xiguang] (2012) 应对西方媒体: 新闻发言人及新闻官国际工作 Western Correspondents in China: system and policy Beijing: 中国党建读物出版社

[co-ed] Thussu,Daya Kishan, de Burgh, Hugo, and Shi, Anbin (2017) China's Media Go Global, Series: Internationalizing Media Studies

Journal articles

Tong, Jingrong, (2005) ‘Rethinking Positive and Critical Traditions in Audience Studies’, in Communication Journal, Shanghai, Vol. 3, May (in Chinese)

de Burgh, Hugo, (2006) ‘News Probe: What Does It Tell US about Chinese Journalism Today?’, Medien Journal, ‘Media, Culture and Modernization in China’ (double issue), 2/3: 52-66 (co-authored with Dr. Xin Xin)

Tong, Jingrong (2006) ‘Social Discourse of Journalistic Professionalism in the Chinese Context’ in The Chinese Journal of Communication and Society, Hong Kong, Vol. 1, December, (in Chinese)

Tong, Jingrong (2006) ‘Simulacra, Representation, and Televisual War: an anthropological interpretation of televisual war’, in Communication Journal, Shanghai, Vol. 4, August, 2006 (in Chinese)

Xin, Xin, (2006) ‘A Developing Market in News: Xinhua News Agency and Chinese Newspapers’, Media, Culture & Society, 28(1): 45-66.

Xin, Xin, (2006) ‘Editorial’ in the issue Media in China, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 3(1): 1-10.

Xin, Xin, (2006) ‘News Probe: What Does It Tell US about Chinese Journalism Today?’, Medien Journal, ‘Media, Culture and Modernization in China’ (double issue), 2/3: 52-66 (co-authored with Hugo de Burgh)

Tong, Jingrong (2007) ‘Guerrilla Tactics of Investigative Journalists in China’ in Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism, Issue 8(5) October 2007

de Burgh, Hugo (2007) ‘Looking at China, Looking at the Chinese Media’, Introductory article to Cao Qing (ed) ‘Reporting China in the British Media’, Special Edition ofChina Media Research, v3n01 January 2007

Guo, Dawei, (2008)《当代中国电视历史剧的观众:一种批判社会学的实证研究路径》,收入《新闻与传播评论(2008年卷)》,第60-75页,武汉出版社 [‘The reception of historical drama on contemporary Chinese TV: a critical sociological approach’, in Journalism and Communication Review (2008)], Wuhan: Wuhan Publishing House, pp. 60-75.

Xin, Xin, (2008) ‘Structural Change and its Impact upon Journalistic Practices: Xinhua News Agency in the Early 2000s’, Journalism Practice, 2(1): 46-63.

Xin, Xin, (2008) ‘Research into Chinese Media Organizations: The Case of Xinhua Shanghai Bureau’, Javnost – The Public, 15(5): 39-56.

Li, Shuang (2009) 'A Long Journey with Moments of Excitement' in journal of View on Publishing, pp 71-72.

A column “View on World Publishing” in “View on Publishing”(Chinese academic Journal), since January 2010 to 2011. (In Chinese)

A column “Publishing Review” in “Publishing Reference”(Chinese academic journal), since December 2010 to 2011. (In Chinese)

Montgomery, Lucy, (2009) Internationalising the Creative Industries, edited with J. Hartley. Special Issue of Chinese Journal of Communication, 2 (1)

Tong, Jingrong (2009) ‘Guerrilla Tactics of Investigative Journalists in China’, reprinted in Crime and Media, Yvonne Jewkes, London: SAGE Publication.

Tong, Jingrong (2009) ‘Press Self-censorship in China: a case study in the transformation of discourse’, in Discourse and Society 20(5).

Tong, Jingrong and Sparks, Colin (2009) ‘Investigative Journalism in China Today’, in Journalism Studies, Volume 10 Issue 3.

Xin, Xin (2009) ‘Xinhua News Agency in Africa’, Journal of African Media Studies, 1 (3): 363-377.

Xin, Xin (2010) Chindia’s Challenge to Global Communication: A Perspective from China, Global Media and Communication, 6(3): 296–301.

Xin, Xin (2010) The Impact of ‘Citizen Journalism’ on Chinese Media and Society, Journalism Practice, 4(3): 333-344.
A reprint will appear in Michael Keane and Wanning Sun (eds.) Chinese Media, vol. I London: Routledge (forthcoming/2013).

Xin, Xin (co-authored with Christopher J. Finlay) (2010) Public Diplomacy Games: A Comparative Study of American and Japanese Responses to the Interplay of Nationalism, Ideology and Chinese Soft Power Strategies around the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Sport in Society, 13 (5): 876-900.
A reprint has also appeared in D. P. Martinez and Kavin Latham (eds.) Documenting the Beijing Olympics, London: Routledge (2010). ISBN 978-0-415-57548-5

Lee, Hsiao-wen (2010) ‘The Popular Press and its Public in Contemporary China’ Javnost-The Public, EURICOM, Vol.17, No.3, pp 71-86.

Li, Shuang (2010) 'Book review of “Celebrity in China' inCelebrity Studies, Hongkong Chinese University, Hongkong.

Li, Shuang (2010) 'Creativity as Branding, An Analysis of FHM’s China Innovative Editorial Strategy' in Journal of Magazine & New Media Research

Guo, Dawei (ed.) (2010) ‘Chinese media: culture, autonomy and the state’, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, Vol. 7(1), London: University of Westminster, ISSN: 1744-6708(print); 1744-6716(Online).

Tong, Jingrong (2010) ‘The Crisis of the Centralized Media Control Theory: How Local Power Controls Media in China’, inMedia Culture and Society 32(6).

Xin, Xin (2010) ‘The Impact of Citizen Journalism on Chinese Media and Society’, Journalism Practice, 4 (3): 333-344.

Xin, Xin (2010) ‘Public Diplomacy Games: A Comparative Study of American and Japanese Responses to the Interplay of Nationalism, Ideology and Chinese Soft Power Strategies around the 2008 Beijing Olympics’, Sport in Society (co-authored with Christopher J. Finlay), 13 (5): 876-900.

Xin Xin (2010) Chindia’s Challenge to Global Communication: A Perspective from China, Global Media and Communication, 6(3): 296-301.

Chin, Yikchan, (2011) Policy Process, Policy Learning, and the Role of Provincial Media in China. Media, Culture and Society, 33(2).

de Burgh, Hugo (2011) Nuevos medios y periodismo de investigación en China | El dragón se mueve in Infoamérica–Iberoamerican Communication Review U Málaga Number 6

de Burgh, Hugo, Zeng, Rong and Mi Miao (2011) Responding to an Activist Public: Hangzhou Press Office Rethinks its role. Media, Culture and Society 34 (8)

de Burgh, Chen, Siming and Zeng, Rong (2012) ‘Chinese Television and the search of Creativity’ Creative Industries Journal 4(2)

de Burgh Hugo and Zeng Rong (2012) ‘Environmental correspondents in China in their own words: Their perceptions of their role and the possible consequences of their journalism’. Journalism:SAGE vol. 13 no. 8 1004-1023

Zeng, Rong (2013) ‘British and Chinese Television News: A Comparative Textual Study’, China Media Research, 9 (3): 52-63.

Articles in edited collections

de Burgh, Hugo, (2005) ‘China in the World’ in China and Britain: the Potential Impact of China’s Development Smith Institute

de Burgh, Hugo, (2005) ‘Journalism and the New Cultural Paradigm’ in [ed] Making Journalists, Routledge

Montgomery, Lucy, (2006) ‘Shadow markets: the role of copyright in China’s film and television industries – fantasy or reality?’ with M. Keane. In P. Thomas and J. Servaes (eds)Communications, Intellectual Property and the Public Domain in the Asia-Pacific Region: Contestations and Consensus, New Delhi: Sage

Xin, Xin, (2006) ‘Xinhua News Agency and Globalization: Negotiating between the Global, the Local and the National’, in Boyd-Barrett, O. (ed.) Communications Media, Globalization and Empire, pp.111-128, Eastleigh, UK: John Libbey.

de Burgh, Hugo, (2007 in press) ‘The China Connection’ Introduction to de Burgh, et al, [ed] Globalisation and the future of UK Universities, UBP

Xin, Xin, (2007) ‘How to Do Fieldwork?’ In Nico Carpentier, et al (eds) Media Technologies and Democracy in an Enlarged Europe. The intellectual work of the 2007 European media and communication doctoral summer school. Tartu: University of Tartu Press.

‘Introduction’ to de Burgh, Hugo (ed) (2008) Investigative Journalism London : Routledge

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Investigative Journalism since 1997: issues and debates’ in de Burgh, Hugo [ed], Investigative Journalism, London : Routledge

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Journalism with Attitude: The Daily Mail’ in de Burgh, Hugo (ed) Investigative Journalism, London : Routledge

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Thirty Years of British Investigative Journalism’ in ibid 48-65

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Investigating Corporate Corruption - File on Four’ in ibid 199-212

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Scrutinising Social Policy at C4 Dispatches’ in ibid 231-244

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Investigative Journalists and History - the case of The Cossacks’ in ibid 256-267

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Rough Justice’ in ibid 245-255

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘The Cook Report’ in ibid 268-285

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘High Politics and Low Behaviour : Sunday Times Insight in the Nineties’, in ibid 286-299

de Burgh, Hugo, (2008) ‘Interfering with Foreigners : Harry Wu, Yorkshire TV and the Prison Camps’ in ibid 300-313

Lee, Hsiao-wen (2008) ‘Sentiment and Reason: The Embodiment of Public Sphere in China.’ In Suheyla Kirca Schroeder and LuEtt Hanson (eds) Freedom and Prejudice: approaches to media and culture. Istanbul: Bahcesehir University Press, pp 47-57.

de Burgh, Hugo, (2009) ‘Investigative Journalism’ section in Eadie, William (ed) (2009) 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook Thousand Oaks: SAGE

Guo, Dawei (2009)《中国家庭伦理电视剧中的女性形象研究》,收入《第一媒介:全球化背景下的中国电视》,郭镇之等主编,第122-135页,清华大学出版社 [‘The representation of women in contemporary Chinese family melodramas’, in Guo, Zhenzhi, Deng, Lifeng and Zhang, Zixuan (eds.), The First Medium: Chinese TV in the age of Globalization] Beijing: Tsinghua University Press, pp. 122-135.

Montgomery, Lucy, (2009) ‘Fashion as consumer entrepreneurship: emergent risk culture, social network markets and the launch of Vogue China’ with J. Hartley. In Hartley, J. The Uses of Digital Literacy, St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press

Montgomery, Lucy, (2009) ‘Global reuse and adaptation in the creative industries – Three further arguments against intellectual property based on lessons from China,’ with J. Potts. In P.L Jayanthi Reddy (ed) Creative Commons: International Perspectives, Hyderabad: Amicus Books

de Burgh, Hugo (2011) ‘Motivation in Journalism’, in Zeng, Rong (2011 in press) [ed] 应对西方媒体:新闻发言人及新闻官国际工作 Facing Western Correspondents in China: Chinese Media Handlers and their operations Beijing: Tsinghua University Press

Li, Shuang (2010) 'The Review of UK Magazines’ Market in 2009' in Li, 2009-2010 China Periodicals’ Yearbook, Zhang, Bohai, Beijing: China Encyclopedia Publishing House, pp 677-686. (In Chinese)

Li, Shuang (2010) 'The Review of Western Research on China’s Periodical', in Li, Pin, Report on China Periodical’s Development No. 2 (Blue Book of China’s Media series), Beijing: Social Science Academic Press (China), pp172-186. (In Chinese)

Xin, Xin (2010) ‘Xinhua News Agency in the context of the ‘Crisis’ of News Agencies’ In Oliver Boyd-Barrett (ed.) News Agencies in the Turbulent Era of the Internet, pp. 283-303, Generalitat de Catalunya: Col-leccio Lexikon.

Xin, Xin, (2011) ‘Investigative Journalism, Citizen Journalism and Social Justice’ In Amaro LaRosa and César Carrillo (eds)Impact of Globalization and Technology on Behavior and Everyday Practices: Cross-cultural Studies.

Xin, Xin, (2011) ‘Web 2.0, Grassroots Journalism and Social Justice in China’ In Graham Meikle and Guy Redden (eds)News Online: Transformation and Continuity, pp. 178-194, New York: Palgrave.

(2011) ‘New Media and Investigative Journalists in China’ in Mair, John and Keeble, Richard (2011) Investigative Journalism London: Abramis Academic

de Burgh, Hugo (2012) ‘Leveson and China: The Leveson Inquiry as reference in China’s debate over Media Regulation’ in Mair, John (ed) (2012) After Leveson? The Future of British Journalism London: Abramis Academic


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