Dr Joyce Nip
Senior Lecturer in Chinese Media Studies
Phone +61 2 9351 2432
FAX +61 2 9351 5444
Location Room 106, A09 Holme Building
Entry next to Footbridge Theatre foyer
Joyce joined the University of Sydney in 2010 and is senior lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications as well as Department of Chinese Studies.
Before coming to Sydney, she was assistant professor in the Hong Kong Baptist University. And before that, she was a journalist, first in the London office of Sing Tao Daily News, then in Hong Kong with Sing Tao Evening News, South China Morning Post, Asia Television and lastly as assistant managing editor in Capital magazine. Joyce also worked as assistant editor at the Hong Kong Film Festival and assistant manager at the Hong Kong Space Museum.
During September 2004-June 2005, Joyce was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar affiliated with the Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, College Park, researching on the practices of public journalism in the United States.
She obtained her Ph.D. in Communication at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, her M.A. in Translation and Interpretation at the City Polytechnic (now University) of Hong Kong, and her B.Soc.Sc. in Psychology at the University of Hong Kong.
- civic use of media
- journalism issues
- communication and social change
- media in Chinese societies
- “A Meta-Review of Chinese Media Studies: 1998-2008,” China Media Report [Chinese], 41 (2012): 4-15.
- “Friends vs strangers: Understanding news interactions in Hong Kong,” Australian Journal of Communication, 39(3): 117-134.
- (With Mak Y.T. and Wong L.) Xin wen yu bao dao tong tong shi (Liberal Studies onNews and Reporting) [Chinese]. (Hong Kong: Crystal Window Books).
- “A Meta-Review of Chinese Media Studies: 1998-2008,” Media International Australia, 138 (2011): 112-127
- “Thick Congee, a Translation of Wang Meng's ‘Jianying de Xizhou’”, reprinted as “Hard Porridge” in The New Yorker, 8 November 2010 iPad edition.
- “Routinization of charisma: The institutionalization of public journalism online“. In Jack Rosenberry & Burton St. John III, eds., Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen-Engaged Press (pp. 135-148). (NY: Routledge, 2010).
- “The effectiveness of media criticism,” Mass Communication and Media Criticism: Proceedings of the First China-Taiwan-Hong Kong Academic Seminar on Media Criticism (2009), [Chinese] (Beijing: Communication University of China Press) (pp. 78-90).
- “Citizen Journalism in China’s Wenchuan Earthquake”. In Stuart Allan & Einar Thorsen (Eds.). Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives (pp. 95-106). New York: Peter Lang.
- "The last days of civic journalism: The case of Savannah Morning News", Journalism Practice, 2(2): 179-197.
- Exploring the second phase of public journalism, Journalism Studies, 7(2), 212-236.
- "Changing connections: The news media, the government and the people in China's SARS epidemic". In Angela Romano & Michael Bromley (Eds.) Journalism and Democracy in Asia (pp. 28-40). London: Routledge.
- "The Queer Sisters and its electronic bulletin board: a Study of the Internet for social movement mobilization". In Wim van de Donk, Brian D. Loader, Paul G. Nixon & Dieter Rucht (Eds.) Cyberprotest: New Media, Citizens and Social Movements (pp. 233-258). London: Routledge.
- "The relationship between online and offline communities: the case of the Queer Sisters". Media, Culture and Society, 26(3), 409-428.
- "The Queer Sisters and its electronic bulletin board: a study of the Internet for social movement mobilization". Information, Communication and Society, 7(1), 23-49. 2002 “Technology and contingent conditions in community formation on the Internet”. Proceedings of the third annual convention of the Media Ecology Association
- 2000 (with Y. M. To) "Objective reporting and public service: A study of television news coverage on Hong Kong's Legislative Council elections in 1998".Journal of Radio & Television Studies [Chinese], 15, 1-36.
- (with Y. M. To) "Television coverage: Objectivity and public service". In H. C. Kuan et al. (Eds.), Power Transfer and Electoral Politics: The First Legislative Election in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (pp. 215-252). Hong Kong: Chinese University Press.
- "The role of cable TV in Hong Kong's information infrastructure". Journal of Radio and Television Studies, 13, 63-85.
- "Clash and compatibility of journalistic cultures: Mainland China and Hong Kong". In D. Ray Heisey & Wenxiang Gong (Eds.), Communication and Culture: China and the World Entering the 21st Century (pp. 83-102). Amsterdam/Atlanta, GA: Editions Rodopi B.V.
- "Shifting political power and news sources: The case in Hong Kong's political transition". Asia Pacific Media Educator, 3, 49-69.
- "Quality Sub-editing Improves News Reports." In Joyce Y.M. Nip (Ed.), An Anthology and Critique of Award-Winning Hong Kong Press Articles (1993, 1994) [Chinese] (pp. 254-6). Hong Kong: Subculture Ltd.
- (Ed.), An Anthology and Critique of Award-Winning Hong Kong Press Articles (1993, 1994) [Chinese]. Hong Kong: Subculture Ltd.
- "Thick congee", a translation of Wang Meng's "Jianying de xizhou". Renditions, 43, 58-74.