University of Nottingham Ningbo China
School of
International Communications
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Dr Xiaoge Xu 

Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies, School of International Communications

Xiaoge Xu

Personal details

Contact

Room 433, Trent Building, UNNC

+86 (0)574 8818 0000 (ext. 8856)

xiaoge.xu@nottingham.edu.cn

Qualification

Ph.D. (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
M.S. (Kansas State University, USA)
B.A. (China School of Journalism, China)
B.A. (Hangzhou University, China)

Biography

Before joining the University of Nottingham Ningbo China in July 2018, Dr. Xu worked at Xiamen University Malaysia, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, University of Nottingham Ningbo China, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, City University of Hong Kong, and China School of Journalism.

academia.edu: http://xiaogexu.academia.edu/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/xiaoge/

 

Teaching and learning

Teaching

  • Media and Communication Theories
  • Researching Communications

Research

Expertise Summary

Dr. Xu’s major academic interests and expertise lie largely in mobile, creative and experience studies. As the founder of Mobile Studies InternationalCreative Industries International, and Experience Labs International, Dr. Xu has been passionately advocating and promoting mobile, creative and experience studies around the world. On top of that, he has also been working as a media and communication consultant for various organizations in Asia and beyond.  

Professional Activities

Dr. Xu has been staying closely connected with mobile, creative and experience industries for dialogues, collaboration and consultancy. Since 2013, he has been serving as the editor-in-chief of an IGI Global book series Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunications (AWTT), which has published 66 volumes. He is also a member of the editorial board of International Academic Journals and Journal of Development and Communication Studies.  

Supervision 

Dr. Xu is available for supervising master and doctoral students who are interested in media and communication studies, especially in mobile, creative and experience studies. Besides any topic in media and communication studies, other possible topics could be generally related to mapping, measuring and modelling mobile, creative or experience industries. He is also available for undergraduate dissertation supervision in any area related to media and communication studies. 

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9718-4234

Publications

Publication Summary:  Books (5) Chapters (17) Research Articles (23) Conferences Papers (55)

 

Books (5)                                                                                         

  1. Xu, X. (2019). (Ed). Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  2. Xu, X. (2016). (Ed). Handbook of Research on Human Social Interaction in the Age of Mobile Devices. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  3. Xu, X. (2014). (Ed.). Interdisciplinary Mobile Media and Communications: Social, Political and Economic Implications. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  4. Xu, X. (2005). Demystifying Asian values in journalism. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish Academic.  
  5. Xu, X. (1996). News Communication: Principles and Research (in Chinese). Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press.

 

Chapters (17)

  1. Xu, X. (2019). Introduction (Investigating Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience: A Research Framework). In Xu, X. (Ed). Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  2. Hu. R., & Xu, X. (2019). Mobile Experience in Chinese Learning: Review and Recommendations. In Xu, X. (Ed). Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  3. 3.      Li, W., & Xu, X. (2019). Mobile News Experience: Comparing New York Times and The Guardian.In Xu, X. (Ed). Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  4. Xu, X. (2019). Conclusion (Further Studies of Mobile Use and Experience: Dimensions and Directions). In Xu, X. (Ed). Impacts of Mobile Use and Experience on Contemporary Society. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.
  5. Xu, X. (2018). Comparing mobile experience. In Norman, K. and Kirakowski, K. (2018). Wiley Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction Set, Volume 1 (pp.225-238). Wiley.
  6. Xu, X. (2015). David vs. Goliath: Twitter’s Role in Equalizing Big-Party Domination. In Tan, T.H. and Mahizhnan and Hwa, P. H. (Eds.). Battle for Hearts and Minds: New Media and Elections in Singapore (pp. 163-177). Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Ptd. Ltd.
  7. Xu, X. (2013). The Mobile Media Experience. In Peter A. Bruck and Madanmohan Rao (Eds.). Global Mobile: Applications and Innovations for the Worldwide Mobile Ecosystem (pp. 227-241). New Jersey: Information Today, Inc.
  8. Xu, X. (2013). Mobile China: Opportunities and Challenges. In Peter A. Bruck and Madanmohan Rao (Eds.). Global Mobile: Applications and Innovations for the Worldwide Mobile Ecosystem (pp. 447-463). New Jersey: Information Today, Inc.
  9. Agnieszka Stępińska, William Porath, Constanza Mujica, Xiaoge Xu & Akiba Cohen (2013). The Prevalence of News: Domestic, Foreign, and Hybrid. In Akiba Cohen (Ed.). Foreign News on Television: Where in the World is the Global Village? (pp. 23-38). Peter Lang Publishing Group.
  10. Xu, X. (2013). Online Journalism. In C. Karen, E. Ashley & K. Randy (Eds.). The Internet in China: An Encyclopedia Handbook of Online Business, Information Distribution, and Social Connectivity. Great Barrington, MA, USA: Berkshire Publishing.
  11. Xu, X. (2012). Covering Killings: A Nonkilling Approach. In J. E. Pim (Ed.). Media and Nonkilling (pp. 51-65). Hawaii: Center for Global Nonkilling.
  12. Xu, X. (2009). Development journalism. In K. Wahl-Jorgensen & T. Hanitzsch (Eds.). Handbook of Journalism Studies (pp. 357-370). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  13. Xu, X. (2007). AIDS, vulnerability of women and media responses in China. In K. Prasad & U.V. Somayajulu (Eds.). AIDS: Vulnerability of Women in Asia and Africa. (pp. 217-243). New Delhi: The Women Press.
  14. Xu, X., & Lang, J. (2006). Women, globalization and mass media: The Chinese experience. In K. Prasad (Ed.). (2006). Women, Globalization and Mass Media: International Facets of Emancipation, New Delhi: The Women Press.
  15. Xu, X. (2004). National image on national day and patriotic education in China: The 50th national day of the People’s Republic of China. In L. K. Fuller (Ed.). National Days/National Ways: Historical, political, and religious celebrations around the world (pp. 71-82). Westport, Connecticut and London: Praeger.
  16. Xu, X. (2003). Unveiling Asian values in journalism (in Chinese). In Asian Media Research 2003 (pp. 55-66), Beijing: Beijing Broadcasting Institute.
  17. Xu, X. (2000). National Images in International News Communication (in Chinese). In L.F., Zhang, Y. N., Ni, & Y.Y. Li (Eds.). Anthology of Communication Studies (II) (pp. 24-42), Nanjing: Nanjing Normal University Press. 

 

Research Articles (23)

  1. Freeman, B. C. Duffy, A. J., Xu, X. (2016). Machiavelli Meets Michelangelo: Newspaper Coverage of the Arts in Singapore. SAGE Open, 6(2): 1-9, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2158244016645147
  2. Wei, R., Lo, V.H., Xu, X., Chen, Y.N. K., & Zhang. G. (2014). Predicting mobile news use among college students: The role of press freedom in four Asian cities. new media & society.
  3. Chen Y, Lo V, Wei R, Xu X, Zhang G (2014) A Comparative Study of the Relationship between Mobile Phone Use and Social Capital among College Students in Shanghai and Taipei. International Journal of Journalism & Mass Communication 1: 105. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15344/2349-2635/2014/105.
  4. Chen, Y.N. K., Lo, V.H., Wei, R., Xu, X., & Zhang. G. (2014). Motivations of mobile use and mobile news:  A comparative study of Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei and Singapore (in Chinese). Communication and Society, 27(2014), 207–237.
  5. Xu, X. (2010). Broadcasting foreign TV news between control and diversity: The case of Singapore (in Chinese). Communication & Society, 13, 139-160. 
  6. Xie, J., & Xu, X. (2008). Media Organizational Communication and News Production: A Comparative Study of Newspapers in Shanghai and Singapore (in Chinese). Journalism Quarterly, 2008(4), 48-57.
  7. Xu, X. (2008). Mapping and measuring press differences. The International Journal of the Humanities, 6(5), 119-128.
  8. Xu, X. (2008). Engaging and empowering news audiences online: A feature analysis of nine Asian news websites. eJournalist, 18(1), 35-53.
  9. Kuo, E., & Xu, X. (2005). MacBride Report 25 years after: An Asian review. Media Asia. 32(2), 63-66.
  10. Kuo, E., & Xu, X. (2005). 25 years after MacBride report: Asian experience and perspective (in Spanish). In CAC & InCom UAB. XXV Aniversario del Informe MacBride: Comunicación internacional y políticas de comunicación (25 anniversary of MacBride report: International communication and political communication.
  11. Parsons, P., & Xu, X. (2001). News framing of the Chinese embassy bombing by the People’s Daily and the New York Times. Asian Journal of Communication, 11(1), 51-67.
  12. Xu, X., & Salamanca, D. (2000). Between Ying and Yang: The Chinese TV market grows (in German). Medien Journal 2000(1), 10-17.
  13. Xu, X. (2000). Asian perspectives in communication: Assessing the Search.
  14. Xu, X. (2000). Overseas studies on communication in China: Description and analysis (in Chinese). Modern Communication, 2000(2), 31-35.
  15. Xu, X. (2000). A bibliographical examination of communication in China (in Chinese). Journalism and Communication Research, (1), 76-82.
  16. Zhu, J., & Xu, X. (2000). New horizon for Chinese audience research (in Chinese). Media Digest 5, 4-6. American Communication Journal, 3(3).  [online journal]. Available: http://acjournal.org/holdings/vol3/Iss3/curtain.html
  17. Hao, X., & Xu, X. (1999). Satellite broadcasting: Party dominance vs. cultural imperialism.” China Mail, 12(3), 6-9.
  18. Xu, X., & Hao, X. (1998). Only good ones will be in the sky (in German), Zeitschrift fur KulturAustausch, 48(4), 68-71.
  19. Xu, X. (1998). Asian values revisited in the context of intercultural news communication, Media Asia,25(1), 37-41.
  20. Xu, X., & Parsons, P. (1997). The image-making news flow between China and the United States. Mass Comm Review. 24(3/4), 57-70.
  1. Hao, X., & Xu, X. (1997). Exploring between two worlds: China’s journalism education, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator, 52(3), 35-47.
  1. Xu, X. (1996).  A comparative study of news coverage of Chinese and US leading newspapers (in Chinese), Journal of China School of Journalism, 5(1), 28-32.
  2. Xu, X. (1996). National images in international news communication (in Chinese), Journalism and Communication Research, 96(2), 36-46. 

 

Conference Papers (55) 

  1. Xu, X. (2019, February). Maximizing Mobile Experience, Securing Sustainable Development. Paper presented to the plenary session of Media and Communication in Sustainable Development. India.
  2. Xu, X. (2018, July). Mapping, measuring and modeling mobile experience in South Asia. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Media, Communication and Journalism in Bangladesh and Beyond. Chittagong, Bangladesh.
  3. Xu, X. & Li, W. (2016, November/December). Comparing mobile news experience: A preliminary investigation. Paper presented at the 6th MINA International Mobile Symposium & Screening. Swinbourne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. 
  4. Freeman, B. Duffy, A. & Xu, X. (2014, September). Towards a cluster effect: Coverage of the Arts in Singapore’s print media. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications, Singapore.
  5. Liu, X. & Xu, X., (2014, September) Frame Meaning through Translated News: A Preliminary Investigation from English into Chinese. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual International Conference on journalism and Mass Communications, Singapore.
  6. Lo, V. H.; Wei, R.; Xu, X.; Zhang, G. (2013, September). A Comparative Study of the Relationship between Mobile Phone Use and Social Capital among College Students in Shanghai and Taipei. Paper presented at the Shanghai Regional Conference of International Communication Association, Shanghai, China
  7. Xu, X. (2013, June). Enhancing Mobile News Experience: Perceived Importance and Actual Usage. Paper presented at the annual International Association for Media, Communication and Research, Dublin, Ireland.
  8. Chen, L.N., Lo, W.H., Wei, R., Xu, X., & Zhang, G. (2012, May). A Comparative Study of Relationships between Mobile Phone Use and Social Capital among College Students in Four Chinese Cities. Paper presented at “Mobile Communication, Community and Locative Media Practices: From the Everyday to the Revolutionary,” 2012 International Communication Association (ICA), May 23 – 24, 2012, Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  9. Xu, X. (2012, July). Importance and Shapers of Mobile Experience. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Chinese Communication Society, Taichung, Taiwan.  
  10. Xu, X. (2012, June). Normative Journalism: Indicators and Shapers. Paper presented at the First International Conference on Journalism Studies, June 27-29, 2012, Sandiago, Chile.
  11. Xu, X (2012, January). Experience Is King in the Mobile World. Keynote presented at the 2nd Conference on New Media, Guangzhou, China.
  12. Chen, L.N., Lo, W.H., Wei, R., Xu, X., & Zhang, G. (2012, January). Comparing Correlation between Mobile Phone Use and Social Capital among College Students in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, and Taipei. Paper presented at International Conference on the 5th Anniversary of Communication and Society. Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  13. Xu, X. (2011, November). Measuring Press Differences: An Update. Paper presented at the 3rd International Readings in Moscow: Mass Media and Communications, Moscow, Russia.
  14. Xu, X. (2011, October). Political Parties Contesting on Twitter: Who Won the Battle? Paper presented at the Impact of New Media on the General Election 2011 Conference, Singapore.
  15. Xu, X. (2011, August). Mobile Users and Mobile News: Comparing News Presentation, Personalization and Empowerment in Five Asian Cities. Paper presented the 7th International Conference on Chinese Media and Chinese Civilization, Baoding, China.
  16. Xu, X. (2011, July). Mapping Media Differences in Non-Western Countries: An Updated Approach. Paper presented at the annual International Association for Media, Communication and Research, Istanbul, Turkey.
  17. Xu, X. (2011, July). Comparing Mobile News Use Among College Students. Paper presented at the annual International Association for Media, Communication and Research, Istanbul, Turkey.
  18. Wei, R., Lo, W.H., Chen, L.N., Zhang, G., & Xu, X. (2011, May). A Comparative Study of Using Mobile News among College Students in Four Chinese Cities in Asia: Antecedents and Patterns. Paper presented at “Seamlessly Mobile? Mobile Communication @ a Crossroads,” 2011 International Communication Association (ICA) Preconference Workshop, May 24 – 25, 2011, Boston MA, USA.
  19. Hanitzsch, T., Bauer, M., Godo, E., Goodrum, A.A., Wainberg, J.A., & Xu, X. (2011, May). Self-Reflection by Editors of Foreign News on Television Regarding Their Audiences. Paper presented at the 61st ICA annual conference Communication @ the Center, Boston, USA.
  20. Xu, X. (2010, July). The citizen journalism model. Paper presented at the annual International Association for Media, Communication and Research, Braga, Portugal.
  21. Xu, X. (2010, July). Mobile youth and mobile news: The future of Journalism? Paper presented at the annual International Association for Media, Communication and Research, Braga, Portugal.
  22. Stepinska, A., Lo, V.H., Kuo, E., Xu, X. & Wang. T.L. (2010, June). Frequency and satisfaction with foreign TV news. Paper presented at the annual International Communication Association, Singapore.
  23. Xu, X. (2010, May). Empowering citizens: A comparative study of citizen journalism news websites. Paper presented at the 8th International Media and Communication Conference, Athens, Greece.
  24. Xu, X. (2009, May). Mapping and measuring development journalism. Paper presented at the 59th ICA annual conference Key Words in Communication, Chicago, USA.
  25. Xu, X., & Goodrum, A. (2009, May). Structure of foreign news about the US primaries. Paper presented at the 59th ICA annual conference Key Words in Communication, Chicago, USA.
  26. Xu, X., & Kuo, E. C.Y. (2009, June). Comparing foreign news between English and Chinese channels in Singapore. Paper presented at the Foreign TV News Around the World, Taipei, Taiwan.
  27. Xie, J., & Xu, X. (2008, December). Media Organizational Communication and News Production: A Comparative Study of Newspapers in Shanghai and Singapore. Paper presented at the 2008 China Communication Forum, Guangzhou, China.
  28. Xu, X. (2008, October). Mapping, measuring and modeling press differences in Asia. Paper presented at the News Channels in Asia Conference, Singapore.
  29. Xu, X. (2008, July). Development journalism studies: Problems and prospects. Paper presented at the IAMCR annual conference Media and Global Divides, Stockholm, Sweden.
  30. Xu, X., & Shi, C. (2008, July). Examining poverty coverage in Manila Bulletin and the Jakarta Post: A development journalism perspective. Paper presented at the 17th AMIC annual conference Changing Media, Changing Societies: Media and the Millennium Development Goals, Manila, the Philippines.
  31. Xu, X. (2008, July). Modeling Press Differences. Paper presented at Humanities Conference 08, the 6th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  32. Xu, X. (2008, May). Engaging and empowering news audiences online: The case of China. Paper presented at the 58th ICA annual conference Communication for Social Impact. Montreal, Canada.
  33. Xu, X. (2008, March). Engaging and empowering news audiences online: A feature analysis of nine Asian news websites. Paper presented at the AMIC/SJC conference Convergence, Citizen Journalism and Social Change: Building Capacity, Brisbane, Australia.
  34. Xu, X. (2007, June). Whither development journalism? Paper presented at Media Development and Media Policy in a Global World: An International Symposium, Shanghai, China.
  35. Kim, H.S., Maslog, C.C., Lee, S.T. & Xu, X. (2007, June). Narratives of peace: Asian media coverage of conflicts. Paper presented at 16th AMIC Annual Conference/1st World Journalism Education Congress, Singapore.
  36. Xu, X. (2007, May). Modeling Web feature usage in China. Paper presented at the 5th China Internet Conference, College Station, Texas, US.
  37. Xu, X. (2006, December). Asian news websites: Measuring web feature usage. Paper presented at the Journalism Downunder: the future of the media in the digital age,the 2nd joint JEANZ/JEA conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
  38. Lian, H., & Xu, X. (2006, July). Social elements and instant messenger: A web survey of overseas Chinese students. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research, Cairo, Egypt.
  39. Li, C., & Xu, X. (2006, June). Online forum in China: A flying bird in an enlarging cage. Paper presented at the 56th annual conference of International Communication Association, Dresden, Germany.
  40. Xu, X. (2005, November). Designing and delivering online news: A comparative feature analysis of Asian news media. Paper presented at the 2005 Asian Journalist Forum, Seoul, South Korea.
  41. Xu, X. (2005, March). Media and beliefs in Asia: An explorative study. Paper presented at the “Media and Belief in an Interdependent World International Conference, Paris, France.
  42. Xu, X. (2004, June). Exploring between East and West: A critical review of press model search in Asia. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, USA.
  43. Xu, X. (2003, December). Unveiling Asian values in journalism. Paper presented at the Asian Media Forum. Beijing, China.
  44. Kuo, E., & Xu, X. (2002, July). How Asian are Asian values in journalism? Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Conference of ICA, Seoul, Korea.
  45. Hao, X., Xu, X. & Yang, R. (2001, August). Currents and trends in Mainland China's online newspaper publishing. Paper presented at the International Conference on Chinese Language Media and Cultures: Global Perspective, Lanzhou and Dunhuang, China.
  46. Kuo, E., Hao, X. & Xu, X. (2000, April). Chinese audiences in a multiethnic society: The case of Singapore. Paper to be presented at the International Conference of Chinese Audiences across Time and Space, Hong Kong, China.
  47. Parsons, P., & Xu, X. (1999, October). The image-making news flow between China and the United States. Paper presented at the International Symposium on Communications, Shanghai, China.
  48. Xu, X. (1999, November). Overseas studies on communication in China: A bibliographical analysis. Paper presented at the 6th National Conference on Communication Studies, Shanghai, China.
  49. Xu, X., & Hao, X. (1998, July). Press freedom indicators: A regression analysis. Paper presented at the IAMCR conference, The End of a Nation: The Media Forms and National Identities in the Digital Age, Glasgow, Scotland.
  50. Hao, X., & Xu, X. (1998, June). Press freedom indicators: Asia vs. the World. Paper presented at the Hong Kong conference Journalism & Social Change in Asia, Hong Kong, China.
  51. Xu, X. (1998, June). Asian values in journalism: A critical review. Paper presented at the Hong Kong conference Journalism & Social Change in Asia, Hong Kong, China.
  52. Xu, X. (1997, October). Asian values revisited in the context of intercultural news communication. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Intercultural Communication, Beijing, China.
  53. Xu, X. (1996, August). National identities in international news communication. Paper presented at the Peking University international conference, Communication and Culture: China and the World Entering the 21st Century, Beijing, China.
  54. Xu, X. (1994, December). News communication and market economy in China. Paper presented at the Asia Institute of Development Communication Seminar, The New Role of Media in Asian New Market Economies, Penang, Malaysia.
  55. Xu, X. (1993, May). Media, development and market economy. Paper presented at the Lisbon Seminar, Development and Market Economy, Lisbon, Portugal.