Political communication

All publications

  1. Lu, S., & Liang, H. (2024). Silencing online incivility: Examining the effects of impoliteness and intolerance in online political discussions. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media. https://doi.org/10.1080/08838151.2024.2360596
  2. Lu, S., & Liang, H. (2024). Reactance to uncivil disagreement? The integral effects of disagreement, incivility, and social endorsement. Journal of Media Psychology, 36(1), 15-26. https://doi.org/10.1027/1864-1105/a000378
  3. Lee, F. L. F., & Liang, H. (2024). Multi-ethnicity as a moderator of contextual effects on tolerance: The case of Hong Kong. The Social Science Journal, 61(1), 110-124. https://doi.org/10.1080/03623319.2020.1799175
  4. Zhang, Q., Liang, H., Peng, T. Q., & Zhu, J. J. H. (2024). The effect of affordance on deliberation when retweeting: From the perspective of expression effect. Computers in Human Behavior, 151, 108010. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2023.108010
  5. Liang, H., Ng, Y. M. M., & Tsang, N. L. T. (2023). Word embedding enrichment for dictionary construction: An example of incivility in Cantonese. Computational Communication Research, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.5117/CCR2023.1.10.LIAN
  6. Liang, H., & Lee, F. L. F. (2023). Opinion leadership in a leaderless movement: Discussion of the Anti-Extradition Bill Movement in the “LIHKG” web forum. Social Movement Studies, 22(5-6), 670-688. https://doi.org/10.1080/14742837.2021.1989294
  7. Lu, S., Liang, H., & Masullo, G. (2023). User comments as news quality: Examining incivility in comments on perceptions of news quality. In R. Lawrence & P. Napoli (Eds.) News Quality in the Digital Age. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003257998-7
  8. Liang, H. & Ng, Y. M. M. (2023). The expression effects of uncivil disagreement: The mechanisms of cognitive dissonance and self-perception. Human Communication Research, 49(3), 251-259. https://doi.org/10.1093/hcr/hqac032
  9. Lu, S., Liang, H., & Masullo, G. (2023). Selective avoidance: Understanding how position and proportion of online incivility influence news engagement. Communication Research, 50(4), 387-409. https://doi.org/10.1177/00936502221130837
  10. Lee, F. L. F., Liang, H., Cheng, E. W., Tang, G. K. Y., & Yuen, S. (2022). Affordances, movement dynamics, and LIHKG as a centralized communication platform in the 2019 Hong Kong protests. Information, Communication & Society, 25(12), 1699-1716. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2021.1877772
  11. Liang, H., & Lee, F. L. F. (2022). Thread popularity inequality as an indicator of organization through communication in a networked movement: An analysis of the LIHKG forum. Chinese Journal of Communication, 15(3), 332-354. https://doi.org/10.1080/17544750.2021.1922475
  12. Lee, F. L. F., Cheng, E. W., Liang, H., Tang, G. K. Y., & Yuen, S. (2022). Dynamics of tactical radicalization and public receptiveness in Hong Kong’s anti-extradition bill movement. Journal of Contemporary Asia, 52(3), 429-451. https://doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2021.1910330
  13. Liang, H., & Zhang, X. (2021). Partisan bias of perceived incivility and its political consequences: Evidence from survey experiments in Hong Kong. Journal of Communication, 71(3), 357–379. https://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqab008
  14. Lee, F. L. F., & Liang, H. (2020). Perceived threat of a linguistic community and context effect on attitude toward immigration in Hong Kong. Asian Journal of Social Science, 48(3-4), 250-273. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685314-04803004
  15. Lee, F. L. F., Liang, H., & Tang, G. K. Y. (2019). Online incivility, cyberbalkanization, and the dynamics of opinion polarization during and after a mass protest event. International Journal of Communication, 13, 4940–4959. Retrieved from https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/11666/2819
  16. Liang, H. (2018). Broadcast versus viral spreading: The structure of diffusion cascades and selective sharing on social media. Journal of Communication, 68(3), 525–546. https://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqy006
  17. Shen, F., & Liang, H. (2015). Cultural difference, social values, or political systems? Predicting willingness to engage in online political discussion in 75 societies. International Journal of Public Opinion Research, 27(1), 111-124. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijpor/edu012
  18. Liang, H. (2014). The organizational principles of online political discussion: A relational event stream model for analysis of web forum deliberation. Human Communication Research, 40(4), 483-507. https://doi.org/10.1111/hcre.12034
  19. Liang, H. (2014). Coevolution of political discussion and common ground in web discussion forum. Social Science Computer Review, 32(2), 155-169. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439313506844
  20. Shen, F., & Liang, H. (2014). Do Chinese Internet users care about news? Tracking news consumers on the Internet in a metropolis 2009-2011. Chinese Journal of Communication, 7(1), 60-79. https://doi.org/10.1080/17544750.2013.816755