章光國 副教授

章光國

職稱:副教授

分機:83140

Email:kkchang@mail.shu.edu.tw

學歷:密西根州立大學新聞所博士

學術專長:國際傳播、政治傳播、內容分析、健康傳播

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011-               Associate Professor, Department of Journalism, Shih Hsin University,                           Taipei,Taiwan

2008-2010       Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Shih Hsin University

2003-2006       Assistant Professor, School of Communication and Information,                                   Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1999-2002       Teaching and research assistant, Michigan State University School of                            Journalism

1997-1999       Teaching and research assistant, University of Oregon School of                                     Journalism and Communication

1992-94            Business reporter of the Columbia Missourian—covering local                                       firms in Columbia and nearby cities in Missouri.

Fall 1993          Copy editor of the Columbia Missourian; staff of the Investigative                                  Reporters and Editors (IRE)—conducting research for IRE members.

1988-90           Staff reporter of the United Daily News—covering the courthouse                                and police department in Taipei, Taiwan.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

Fall Term         News Writing in English, Readings on Journalistic Classics in English,                              Journalistic English I, Communication Theories, News Reporting &                                Writing, News Data Interpretation and Application

Spring Term    Research on Public Opinion and Framing, Content Analysis,                                           Precision Journalism, Communication Research Methods, News &                                Public Health, Journalistic English I

 

RESEARCH AREAS/PROGRAMS

Sociology        social construction of reality, hierarchy of influence, socialization         of News            newsroom,of news framing, news sourcing and gate-keeping                                         (process)

Health Comm. public health and communication, news analysis of public health issues

Medical           social epidemiology, social determinants of health, social justice and equality,

Sociology       social issues and problems

International    international news determinants, world system and comparative journalism,

Comm.            world political conflicts and resolutions

Research        Content analysis, survey research

Methods

 

REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Chang, K.K. (2021). Framing health determinants of drunken driving: How Taiwan’s three local newspapers have not adopted an integrative approach to cover this social problem. Journalism Studies, 22(3), 379-398 (SSCI, 2019 IF: 2.345).

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Lee, T. T. (2020). The frame of the house: How elite news sources framed Taiwan’s housing policy. Newspaper Research Journal (OnlineFirst on Nov. 5; EBSCO, RG 2018 IF: 0.56). NSC 101-2410-H-128-023. Voted by the journal’s Editorial Board as the Most Outstanding Article of the issue and awarded U.S.$1,000.

 

  1. Chang, K. K., & Freedman, E. (2019): WHO’s media guidelines in the press and in

public perception. Journal of Media Ethics, 33(1), 14-25 (SSCI, 2018 IF: 0.867).

 

  1. Freedman, E., Chang, K.K., & Shafter, R. (2009). Covering religion-related news and

conflicts in the Caucasus: A case study of a Western “Christian initiative” news service. Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences, 1, 150-175.

 

  1. Freedman, E., & Chang, K.K. (2007). Religious news and controversies in Central Asia:

A case study of a Western “Christian Initiative” news service. Religion, State and Society, (SJR IF: 0.192), 35, 355-371.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Zeldes, G. (2006) Three of Four Newspapers Studied Favor Israeli

Instead of Palestinian Sources. Newspaper Research Journal, 27, 84-90.

 

  1. Lee, T.T., Ryan, W. E., Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (2004). Looking presidential: A

comparison of newspaper photographs of candidates in the United States and Taiwan.

Asian Journal of Communication (SSCI, IF: 0.219), 14, 121-139.

 

  1. Chang, Y.L., & Chang, K.K. (2003). World editorials on the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks:

Integrating news flow analysis in international communication and framing analysis.

International Communication Bulletin, 38, 42-60.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Almuit, G. (2002). How ownership, competition affect papers’

financial performance. Newspaper Research Journal, 23, 101-107.

  1. Lacy, S., Riffe, D., Stoddard, S., Martin, H., & Chang, K.K. (2001). Newspaper content

analysis of multi-year studies. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

(SSCI IF: 0.801), 78, 836-845.

 

  1. Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (2001). Visual depiction of President Clinton in the international press after the release of Starr Report. Visual Communication Quarterly (SSCI IF: .021), 8, 9-11 & 14.

 

  1. Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (2000). Individual variables and the second-level of agenda

setting: Factors affecting the agenda attributes. Egyptian Journal of Public Opinion

Research, 1, 55-82.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1999). Auto trade policy and the press: Auto elite as a source of the

media agenda. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (SSCI IF: 0.801), 76, 312-324.

 

 MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REIVEW

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Lee, T.T. (2021). The COVID-19 pandemic and heightened hostility toward

China: Expanding the theoretical underpinning and scope of the third-person perception. Manuscript under second review by The Journal of Information Society for consideration for publication.

 

  1. Chang, K. K. (2021). Building a more holistic conceptual model of the third-person effects process: Integrating social comparison constructs and demographics as health determinants. Manuscript submitted to Health Psychology (SSCI, 2020 IF: 3.056) for consideration for publication.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Lee, T.T. (2010). International news determinants in S. news media

in the post-Cold War era. In G. Golan, T. Johnson, & W Wanta (Eds.), International Media Communication in a Global Age (pp. 71-88). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., Salmon, C.T., Lee, B.K., Choi, J.H., & Zeldes, G.M. (2010). The influence of

contextual factors on the selection of news frames: A cross-national approach to the new coverage of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). In G. Golan, T. Johnson & W Wanta (Eds.), International Media Communication in a Global Age (pp. 177-199). New York, NY: Routledge.

 

 

BOOK PROJECT

  1. Chang, K. K. Social Issues, Public Policies and the Press in Taiwan, to be proposed to the

Lexington Books of the Rowman & Littlefield Publisher, Inc.

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

  1. Chang, K.K., & Lee, T.T. (2020). The COVID-19 pandemic and heightened hostility toward

China: Expanding the theoretical underpinning and scope of the third-person perception. Paper (virtually) presented to the Communication Theory & Methodology Division, AEJMC, San Francisco Virtual Conference. Aug. 6-9.

 

  1. Chang, K. K. (2017). Framing drunken driving as a social problem. Paper presented to the

Newspaper and Online Division, AEJMC, Chicago, Aug. 9-12.

 

  1. Chang, K. K., & Freedman, E. (2016). Assessing suicide reporting: Contributory factors of

Taiwan public’s opinion toward the copycat effect and WHO’s guidelines. Paper presented to the Mass Communication & Society Division, AEJMC, Minneapolis, Aug. 3-7.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2015). Third-person effect, message framing and drunken driving:

Examining the causes and preventions of drunken-driving behavior. Paper presented to the Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk Division, AEJMC, San Francisco, Aug. 6-9 (MOST 103-2410-H-128-019-MY2).

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2014). Look who is talking—and selling and steering the housing market

policy. Paper presented to the Mass Communication & Society Division, AEJMC, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 6-9 (NSC 101-2410-H-128-023-).

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2013). The press, social actors and suicide: Press coverage of and public’s

attitudes toward suicide. Paper presented to the Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk Division, AEJMC, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8-11 (NSC 99-2410-H-128-015-MY2).

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2011). Reporting global obesity: A longitudinal, international comparative

study of news coverage of the public health issue as a social problem. Paper presented to the International Division, AEJMC, St. Louis, Aug. 10-13 (NSC 97-2410-H-128-040-MY2).

 

  1. Chang, K.K., Chen, F.J., & Freedman, E. (2009). News about “Globesity”: How the global

public health issue has been covered in the U.S. and British elite press from 1991 to 2008. Paper presented to the International Division, AEJMC, Boston, Aug. 5-8.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., Chen, F.J., Freedman, E., & Lee, T.T. (2008). “Globesity” in the news: How

U.S. and British elite press has covered the public health issue as a social problem. Paper presented to the Newspaper Division, AEJMC, Chicago, Aug. 6-9.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Freedman, E. (2008) Political contest, news bias and the Israeli Palestinian

conflict: How and why rival official sources were unevenly treated in four major U.S. newspapers? Paper presented to the International Communication Division, AEJMC, Chicago, Aug. 6-9.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2008). Who says what? Competition over news frames in the U.S. press

coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, ICA, Montreal, May 22-26.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Freedman, E. (2007). Covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Factors of

news treatment of official sources in four major U.S. newspapers. Paper presented to the Communication Theories & Methodologies Division, AEJMC, Washington, D.C., Aug. 9-12.

 

  1. Freedman, E., Chang, K.K., & Shafer, R. (2006). Covering religion-related news and

controversies in the Caucasus: A case study of a Western “Christian Initiative” news service. Paper presented to the annual conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2006). Constructing a theoretical framework for sourcing pattern: A case study

on selection of news sources in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, paper presented to the Political Communication Division, ICA, Dresden, Germany.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2005). Bird flu and determinants: An investigation of press coverage of the

disease in local, regional and international newspapers. Paper presented to the International Communication Section, IAMCR, Taipei, Taiwan.

 

  1. Freedman E., & Chang, K.K. (2005). Self-regulation: A costs and benefits analysis. Paper

presented to the Law Section, IAMCR, Taipei, Taiwan

 

  1. Chang, K.K., Lee, W.P., & Chen, W.L. (2004). Accuracy and fairness in news coverage:

How foreign newspapers covered the 2004 pre-election eve shooting of the Taiwanese president. Paper presented to the International Communication Division, AEJMC, Toronto.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2004). Gate-keeping: An integrative conceptual model. Paper presented to the

Mass Communication Division, ICA, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., Salmon, C.T., Lee, B.K., Choi, J.H., & Zeldes, G.M. (2004). The influences of

contextual factors on media framing: A cross-national study of coverage of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, ICA, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2003). Media war between Israelis and Palestinians: Uses of news sources in

four mainstream U.S. newspapers. Paper presented to the International Communication Division, AEJMC annual conference, Kansas City, MO.

 

  1. Chang, Y.L., & Chang, K.K. (2003). World editorials on Sept. 11 terrorist attacks:

Integrating international communication and framing research. Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, International Communication Association, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Lee, T.T., & Chang, K.K. (2002). Ideological battle between journalistic values and

corporate interests on the information superhighway: NBC News’ web coverage of a GE-related Incident. Paper presented to Mass Communication & Society Division, AEJMC annual conference, Miami.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2002). The third-person effect: A historical overview, critical review and

conceptual elaboration and extension. Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, International Communication Association, Seoul, South Korea.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Almuit, G. (2001). The effect of public ownership and newspaper

competition on the financial performance of newspaper corporations: A replication and challenge. Paper presented to the Media Management and Economics Division, AEJMC annual conference, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Chang, K.K., & Lee, T.T. (2001). Revisiting the “Determinants of the international news

coverage: How the U.S. news media cover the world events?” Paper presented to the International Communication Division, AEJMC annual conference, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (2000). Sourcing pattern of American business journalists: How American business journalists select their news sources. Research proposal presented to the NCA’s Third Annual Doctoral Honors Conference, Northwestern University.

 

  1. Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (2000). Visual depiction of President Clinton in the international press after the release of Starr Report. Paper presented to the International Communication Association, Mexico.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1999). Forestry referendum and the press: The roles of demographics, attitudes and priming in voting behavior. Paper presented to the Communication Theory and Methodology Division, AEJMC annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1999). Foreign policy, ideological exclusion and the media: How the American press shifts its news coverage of Gerry Adams. Paper presented to the Mass Media and Society Division, AEJMC annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Matthews, D., & Chang, K.K. (1999). Children’s television liaisons: perception on Core programming and CTA compliance. Paper presented to the Media Management and Economics Division, AEJMC annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Kwak, N., & Chang, K.K. (1999). The bottom of the net: The market-driven collegiate men’s basketball sport. Paper presented to the Media Management and Economics Division, AEJMC annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (1999). Differences across media in second-level agenda-setting. Paper presented to the World Association for Public Opinion Research annual conference, Paris, France.

 

  1. Wanta, W., & Chang, K.K. (1999). Priming and the second level of agenda-setting: merging two theoretical approaches. Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, ICA annual conference, San Francisco.

 

  1. Wanta, W., Ryan, B., Lee, T.T., & Chang, K.K. (1999). Looking presidential: A comparison of newspaper photographs of the candidates in the United States and Taiwan. Paper presented to the Political Communication Division, ICA annual conference, San Francisco..

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1998). Auto elite and agenda-setting: How the auto elite set the media Agenda? Paper presented to the Newspaper Division, AEJMC annual conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1998). Free trade or fair trade? The U.S. auto trade policy and the press. Paper presented to the Mass Communication and Society Division, AEJMC annual conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. Chang, K.K. (1996). Mohism and journalism: An application of Mohism to journalism and freedom of the press. Paper presented to the Mass Communication and Society Division, AEJMC annual conference, Anaheim, CA.

 

GOVERNMENT-SPONSORING RESEARCH PROJECTS & AWARDS (All Projects Prepared Originally in English)

  1. The frames of the COVID-19: What and how the international press has covered the worldwide raging pandemic [MOST 110-2410-H-128-014-MY2, 110/08/01-102/07/31; NT$1,051,000].
  2. 2016 Outstanding University Researcher Award (level C) by Taiwan’s Ministry of Sciences

and Technologies (MOST)

  1. 2015 Outstanding University Researcher Award (level C) by Taiwan’s Ministry of Sciences

and Technologies

  1. 2013 Outstanding University Researcher Award (level C) by Taiwan’s National Science

Commission (Now MOST)

  1. Third-person effect, message framing and drunken driving: Examining the causes and preventions of drunken-driving behavior [MOST 103-2410-H-128-019-MY2, 103/08/01-105/07/31; NT$1,490,000].
  2. Look who is talking—and selling and steering the housing market policy (NSC 101-2410-H-128-023-, 101/08/01-102/07/31; NT$413,000).
  3. The press, social actors and suicide: A longitudinal study of press coverage of and public’s attitudes toward suicide (NSC 99-2410-H-128-015-MY2, 99/08/01-101/07/31; NT$1,672,000).
  4. Reporting global obesity: A longitudinal, international comparative study of news coverage of the public health issue as a social problem (NSC 97-2410-H-128-040-MY2, 97/11/01-99/07/31; NT$1,091,000).

 

SERVICES (EXTERNAL)

  1. 考試院(考選部)國家考試命題委員 (2021起)
  2. Serving as a reviewer for the following international journals: Communication Research (Top 2 journal in communication-related field; SSCI, current impact factor: 3.758), since 2019; Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly (SSCI, current IF: 2.121; recognized by Editor Ha as among 2020’s best reviewers), since 2019; Health Psychology (Psychology-Clinic, current IF: 3.056), Mass Communication and Society (SSCI, current IF: 1.792), both since 2016; The International Journal of Press/Politics (SSCI, current IF: 2.612), since 2013; Asian Journal of Communication (SSCI, current IF: .743), 2003~2016
  3. Organizing committee member for the 2016 International Telecommunication Society (ITS) biennial conference held from June 26 to June 29, 2016, in Taipei, Taiwan
  4. Editorial board member of the Newspaper Research Journal (2004-2013)
  5. Reviewer for several leading (TSSCI) local Chinese-language academic journal
  6. Discussant for the 2013 Taiwan’s Political Science Association’s annual conference, Nov. 17-18, 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
  7. Panelist for a 2013 Conference on “The roles of the executive branch and the news media within the networked politics,” Oct. 8, 2013, Taipei, Taiwan
  8. Writing reference letters for many local students or Chinese exchange students for their applications to the U.S., British, or local graduate programs; all got admitted to the programs they aimed for
  9. Serving as thesis chairs or on thesis committees for a number of master’s students
  10. Serving twice (2009 and 2010) on the Oral Examination Committee for the Taipei City Government’s Bureau of Labor
  11. Helping out with the Chinese-to-English translations for National Graphic’s Taiwan local director’s filming projects sponsored by the National Science Commission (2008 and 2010)
  12. Vetting examination questions for Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, 2013
  13. Speaking at a handful of communication graduate programs in Taiwan