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Journal  Articles

Xu, J & Gong, Q (2024). "‘Telling China’s Story Well’ as propaganda campaign slogan: International, domestic and the pandemic", Media, Culture & Society. DOI: 10.1177/01634437241237942

Xu, J (2024). 'Opening the 'black box' of algorithms: Regulation of algorithms in China', Communication Research and Practice. DOI: 10.1080/22041451.2024.2346415

Xu, J., Lee, T & Goggin, G (2024). 'AI governance in Asia: Policies, praxis and approaches', Communication Research and Practice (accepted)

Xu, J (2024). 'From 'wanghong' to 'wanghong thinking': New research agenda and critical reflection', Communication and the Public (accepted)


Jeffreys, E & Xu, J (2024). 'Celebrity and influencer philanthropy: Debating MrBeast and China', Journal of Philanthropy and Marketing​. DOI: 10.1002/nvsm.1860


Xu, J & Zhu, M (2023). 'Platform governance: Global trend and Chinese practice — Interview with Professor Terry Flew',《传播创新研究》Communication Innovation Research (Chinese article), 1: 1-9. 


Xu, J & Chan, W (2023). 'Doing and supervising China studies PhD projects in Australia: Experiences of Chinese PhD students and Australian supervisors', Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 63(2): 165-184. 

Sun, W & Xu, J (2023). 'Digital transnationalism in the era of China’s rise: WeChat, Chinese diaspora, misconceptions and future research', Communication and the Public, DOI: 10.1177/20570473231194217


Qong, Q & Xu, J (2023). 'This is no joke', Index on Censorship, 52(2): 20-22. DOI: 10.1177/03064220231183798


Xu, J (2023). What does China’s newly launched National Data Bureau mean to China and global data governance, Internet Policy Review


Jeffreys, E & Xu, J (2023). ‘Indenturing celebrity: Governing China’s entertainment industries’, Modern China, 49 (5): 564-588.

Xu, J., Q, L., & Zhang, G (2022). 'Governing social eating (chibo) influencers: Policies, approach and politics of influencer governance in China', Policy & Internet, DOI: 10.1002/poi3.318

Yu, H., Xu, J., & Sun, P (2022). 'Platformization of entrepreneurial labor via Chinese digital networks', Global Media and China, 7 (3):253-262.

Xu, J & Yu, H (2022). ‘Regulating and governing China's internet and digital media in the Xi Jinping era’, Media International Australia, DOI: 10.1177/1329878X221116402

Xu, J., Gong Q., & Yin, W (2022). ‘Maintaining ideological security and legitimacy in digital China: Governance of cyber historical nihilism’, Media International Australia, DOI: 10.1177/1329878X221111826

Xu, J & Zhao, X (2022). ‘Coping with the ‘double bind’ through vlogging: Pandemic digital citizenship of Chinese international students’, Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 36 (2): 260-273.

Jeffreys, E & Xu, J (2021). ‘Celebrity studies and China studies: Toward China celebrity studies, 《全球传媒学》Global Journal of Media Studies, 8(5): 3-32.

Xu, J & Sun, W (2021). ‘Propaganda innovation and resilient governance: the case of China’s smog crisis’, Media Asia, 48 (3): 175-189.

Xu, J & Yang, L (2021). ‘Governing entertainment celebrities in China: Practices, policies and politics (2005-2020)’, Celebrity Studies, 12(2): 202-218.


Xu, J., Donnar, G., & Kishore, V (2021). ‘Internationalising celebrity studies: Turning towards Asia’, Celebrity Studies, 12(2): 175-185.   


Xu, J & Zhang, G (2021). ‘The rise and fall of the ‘King of Hanmai’—MC Tianyou’, Celebrity Studies, 12(2): 333-338.

Rodrigues, U & Xu, J (2020). ‘Regulation of COVID-19 fake news infodemic in China and India’, Media International Australia, 117(1): 125-131.


Zhang, G & Xu, J (2019). ‘A Brief Genealogy of Hanmai’, China Perspectives, (3): 43-48.


Xu, J (2018). ‘The return of ideology to China’s journalism education: The ‘Joint Model’ Campaign between Propaganda Departments and Journalism Schools’, Asia Pacific Media Educator, 28 (2): 176-185


Yang, F & Xu, J (2018). ‘Privacy concerns in China’s Smart City Campaign: The deficit of China’s Cybersecurity Law’, Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, 5(3): 533-543.


Jeffreys, E & Xu, J (2018). ‘Governing China’s coal challenge: Changing public policy, debate and advocacy’, Environmental Communication, 12(5): 575-588.


Xu, J (2018). ‘The politics of weiguan in China’s Internet events’, 《中国传媒报告》China Media Report (Chinese article), 17(1): 23-28.


Xu, J (2017). ‘Shanzhai media culture: Failed intervention to the disingenuous neoliberal logic of Chinese media’, Journal of Contemporary China, 26(104): 249-262.


Jeffreys, E & Xu, J (2017). ‘Celebrity-inspired, fan-driven: Doing philanthropy through social media in mainland China’, Asian Studies Review, 41(2): 244-262.

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