Zhang, Yanqiu

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Professor Zhang Yanqiu

Deputy Dean of the Institute for a Community with a Shared Future (ICSF)

Zhang Yanqiu is a professor of Communication and the Deputy Dean of the Institute for a Community with a Shared Future at Communication University of China (CUC), Beijing, China. She also serves as the Director of Africa Communication Research Center at CUC. She won her PhD at Renmin University of China (2005), MA and BA at Communication University of China. She has dedicated much of her research to international communication, African media studies, constructive journalism, public diplomacy and media literacy. She won the Special Award for Canadian Studies (2003), and was a visiting scholar at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia (2004), and a visiting fellow at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK (2008). She has written or edited 5 books and 30+ academic articles and chapters. Her books include International Communication Planning(2011), Understanding Media Literacy: Origins, Paradigms and Approaches(2012). She has Chaired over 10 funded projects, such as Chinese National Image Study in Africa, the Chinese National Social Science Fund Project. Since 2011, as program director, she has been in charge of the International Master of International Communication program to Developing Countries (at CUC), an MA program taught in English, sponsored by Chinese Government

Publications in English:

1. Yanqiu, Z., & Machila, L. M. (2019). International and African media’s representation of African Debt to China: From stereotype to solution with constructive journalism. Journal of African Media Studies11(3), 331-346.

2. Yanqiu, Z., & Matingwina, S. (2018). Exploring alternative journalistic approaches to report on China and Africa relations? Comparative study of two best reporting awards projects in China and South Africa. Journal of African Media Studies10(1), 21-37.

3. Yanqiu, Z., & Matingwina, S. (2016). Constructive journalism: A new journalistic paradigm of Chinese media in Africa. In China’s media and soft power in Africa (pp. 93-105). Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

4. Yanqiu, Z. H. A. N. G. (2014). Understand China’s Media in Africa from the perspective of Constructive Journalism. China and Africa media, communications and public diplomacy.

5. Zhang, Y., & Matingwina, S. (2016). A new representation of Africa? The use of constructive journalism in the narration of Ebola by China Daily and the BBC. African Journalism Studies37(3), 19-40.

6. Zhang, Y., & Mwangi, J. M. (2016). A perception study on China’s media engagement in Kenya: from media presence to power influence?. Chinese Journal of Communication9(1), 71-80.

7. Wekesa, B., & Zhang, Y. (2014). Live, talk, faces: an analysis of CCTVs adaption to the African media market.

8. Yanqiu, Z. (2014). Media Literacy in China. REFLECTIONS ON MEDIA EDUCATION FUTURES, 123.


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