PERSONAL PROFILE

Mr. Carlos Cheung Ka-fai

Mr. Carlos Cheung Ka-fai is a Lecturer with the Department of Asian and Policy Studies (APS) of the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (FLASS) at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK). He received his MPhil in Communication and MA in Global Communication from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He obtained his BSSc in Communication (Public Relations & Advertising) in the Hong Kong Baptist University. Before joining the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, Mr. Cheung taught at the Community College of City University, Hong Kong.

Mr. Cheung's main research interests include television studies, popular culture, and media policy. He is currently conducting research on the representation of modernity in localized reality TV shows and the maintenance of cultural identity among the younger generation audience in Southern China.

EDUCATION

  • MPhil in Communication (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • MA in Global Communication (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  • BSSc (Hons) in Communication – Public Relations & Advertising (Hong Kong Baptist University)

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Communication Studies
  • Media Globalization
  • Media and Identity Politics
  • Cultural Policy and Creative Industry
  • Critical Social Theory

RECENT PUBLICATION

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters:

Cheung, C. K. F., & Fung, A. Y. H. (2016). Globalizing Chinese online game industry: From incubation, hybridization, to structural expansion in the past two decades. In A. Y. H. Fung (Ed.), Global game industry and cultural policy, pp.71-90. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Journal Articles:

Cheung, C. K. F. (2017). Trans-border televisual musicscape: Regionalizing reality TV I am a Singer in China and Hong Kong. Global Media and China, 2(1), 90-108.