Dr Joyce Nip

Senior Lecturer

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2432
Fax +61 2 9351 5444

Biographical details

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.

Research interests

  • Media in Chinese societies
  • New media studies
  • Communication and social change
  • Journalism and politics
  • Chinese Internet
  • Chinese social media
  • Community media
  • Ethnic media
  • Public journalism
  • Civic uses of media

Teaching and supervision

Consultation times: Tuesday 3 - 5pm

Selected publications

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Books

  • Nip, J., Wong, L., Mak, Y. (2011). Xin Wen Yu Bao Dao Tong Tong Shi (Liberal Studies on News and Reporting). Hong Kong: Ming chuang Press.

Book Chapters

  • Nip, J. (2010). Routinization of Charisma: The Institutionalization of Public Journalism Online. In Jack Rosenberry, Burton St John (Eds.), Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen Engaged Press, (pp. 135-148). United States: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Nip, J. (2009). Citizen Journalism in China: The Case of the Wenchuan Earthquake. In Stuart Allan, Einar Thorsen (Eds.), Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives - Global Crises and the Media, Volume 1, (pp. 95-106). United States: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Nip, J. (2005). Changing connections: The news media, the government and the people in China's SARS epidemic. In Angela Rose Romano, Michael Bromley (Eds.), Journalism and Democracy in Asia, (pp. 28-40). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Nip, J. (2004). 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). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Journals

  • Maras, S., Nip, J. (2014). The Travelling Objectivity Norm. Journalism Studies. [More Information]
  • Nip, J. (2012). Friends Versus Strangers: Understanding news interactions in Hong Kong. Australian Journal of Communication, 39(3), 117-134.
  • Nip, J. (2011). A Meta-review of Chinese Media Studies, 1998-2008. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 138, 112-127.
  • Nip, J. (2008). The Last Days of Civic Journalism: The case of the Savannah Morning News. Journalism Practice, 2(2), 179-196. [More Information]
  • Nip, J. (2006). Exploring the Second Phase of Public Journalism. Journalism Studies, 7(2), 212-236.
  • Nip, J. (2004). 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.
  • Nip, J. (2004). The Relationship between Online and Offline Communities: The Case of the Queer Sisters. Media Culture and Society, 26(3), 409-428.

Conferences

  • Nip, J. (2010). The Effectiveness of Media Criticism. 1st China-Taiwan-Hong Kong Academic Seminar on Media Criticism 2009, China: Communication University of China Press.
  • Nip, J. (2002). Technology and Contingent Conditions in Community Formation on the Internet. 3rd Annual Media Ecology Association Convention MEA 2002, United States: Media Ecology Association.

Other

  • Nip, J., Qiu, Z. (2012), A Meta-Review of Chinese Media Studies: 1998-2008 [Chinese Translation]: China Media Report.
  • Nip, J. (2010), Thick Congee, a Translation of Wang Meng's 'Jianying de Xizhou', reprinted as 'Hard Porridge', 8 November 2010 iPad edition: The New Yorker.

2014

  • Maras, S., Nip, J. (2014). The Travelling Objectivity Norm. Journalism Studies. [More Information]

2012

  • Nip, J., Qiu, Z. (2012), A Meta-Review of Chinese Media Studies: 1998-2008 [Chinese Translation]: China Media Report.
  • Nip, J. (2012). Friends Versus Strangers: Understanding news interactions in Hong Kong. Australian Journal of Communication, 39(3), 117-134.

2011

  • Nip, J. (2011). A Meta-review of Chinese Media Studies, 1998-2008. Media International Australia Incorporating Culture and Policy: quarterly journal of media research and resources, 138, 112-127.
  • Nip, J., Wong, L., Mak, Y. (2011). Xin Wen Yu Bao Dao Tong Tong Shi (Liberal Studies on News and Reporting). Hong Kong: Ming chuang Press.

2010

  • Nip, J. (2010). Routinization of Charisma: The Institutionalization of Public Journalism Online. In Jack Rosenberry, Burton St John (Eds.), Public Journalism 2.0: The Promise and Reality of a Citizen Engaged Press, (pp. 135-148). United States: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Nip, J. (2010). The Effectiveness of Media Criticism. 1st China-Taiwan-Hong Kong Academic Seminar on Media Criticism 2009, China: Communication University of China Press.
  • Nip, J. (2010), Thick Congee, a Translation of Wang Meng's 'Jianying de Xizhou', reprinted as 'Hard Porridge', 8 November 2010 iPad edition: The New Yorker.

2009

  • Nip, J. (2009). Citizen Journalism in China: The Case of the Wenchuan Earthquake. In Stuart Allan, Einar Thorsen (Eds.), Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives - Global Crises and the Media, Volume 1, (pp. 95-106). United States: Peter Lang Publishing.

2008

  • Nip, J. (2008). The Last Days of Civic Journalism: The case of the Savannah Morning News. Journalism Practice, 2(2), 179-196. [More Information]

2006

  • Nip, J. (2006). Exploring the Second Phase of Public Journalism. Journalism Studies, 7(2), 212-236.

2005

  • Nip, J. (2005). Changing connections: The news media, the government and the people in China's SARS epidemic. In Angela Rose Romano, Michael Bromley (Eds.), Journalism and Democracy in Asia, (pp. 28-40). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2004

  • Nip, J. (2004). 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.
  • Nip, J. (2004). 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). United Kingdom: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Nip, J. (2004). The Relationship between Online and Offline Communities: The Case of the Queer Sisters. Media Culture and Society, 26(3), 409-428.

2002

  • Nip, J. (2002). Technology and Contingent Conditions in Community Formation on the Internet. 3rd Annual Media Ecology Association Convention MEA 2002, United States: Media Ecology Association.

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