Computation & Big Data

Zheng, P. & Shahin, S. (Forthcoming). Through the Twitter glass: How social media reflect and refract the political climate in a U.S. campaign season. Forthcoming in Information, Communication & Society.

Shahin, S & Zheng, P. (Forthcoming). Big Data and the illusion of choice: Comparing the evolution of India’s Aadhaar and China’s Social Credit System as technosocial discourses. Forthcoming in Social Science Computer Review. 

Social Media Networks

Zheng, P., & Shahin, S. (under review). The Peace Paradigm? A Network Analytic Approach to Media and Contentious Politics in the Global South.

Chen, W, Tu, F., & Zheng, P. (2017). A Transnational Networked Public Sphere: Analysis of Twitter Network of PM2.5 from the Risk Society Perspective. Information, Communication & Society, 1005-1023.

Social Media Technologies

Zheng, P., Tu, F., Gil de Zuniga, H., & Shahin, S. (under review). What’s not to ‘Like?’ How political expression on social media enhances offline political participation.

Oz, M., Zheng, P.*, & Chen, G. M. (2017). Twitter versus Facebook: Comparing incivility, impoliteness, and deliberative attributesNew Media & Society, 1461444817749516. [corresponding author]

Zheng, P., & Leung, L. (2016). Linking psychological attributes, gratifications and social network sites use to social capitalInternational Journal of Cyber Behavior, Psychology and Learning, 6(3), 16-32.

Zheng, P., & Li, X. (2016). Is social media for everyone? The role of social capital and communication anxiety in structuring use of social networking sites. Journal of Social Media Studies, 2(2), 75-85.

Gil de Zuniga, H., Molyneux, L. & Zheng, P. (2014). Social Media, Political Expression, and Political Participation: Panel Analysis of Lagged and Concurrent Relationships. Journal of Communication, 64(4), 612-634

Global Media Politics

Zheng, P. (under review). Inter-media agenda setting on air pollution issue:  Examining five-years traditional media agendas.

Zheng, P., Baumann, H., & McCombs, M (2018). First and second-level agenda-setting in the 2014 Indian general elections: A time-series analysis of party-media relationsAsian Journal of Communication, 28 (2), 205-226.

Wei, R., Huang, J., & Zheng, P. (2018). Use of mobile social apps for public communication in China: Gratifications as antecedents of reposting articles from WeChat public accountsMobile Media & Communication, 6(1), 108-126.

Shahin, S., Zheng, P., Fadnis, D., & Aruth, H. (2016). Protesting the Paradigm: A Comparative Study of News Coverage of Protests in Brazil, China, and IndiaInternational Journal of Press/Politics, 21 (2), 143-164.

Zheng, P., Liang, X., Huang, G., & Liu,X. (2016). Mapping the field of communication technology research in Asia: Content analysis and text mining of SSCI journal articles 1995-2014Asian Journal of Communication, 26(2), 511-532.

Book Chapters

Leung, L., & Zheng, P. (2012). Net Generation. In Zheng, Y. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior, (Chapter 17, pp.200-211). IGI Global.

Zheng, P., & Xu, X. (2009). Grass-root oriented, but elites controlled: Reflection on citizen journalism blog (in Chinese). Youth Journalist, 21, 92.

Zheng, P. (2015). Tweeting Blue and Red: How CNN, MSNBC and Fox News covered 2012 presidential debates on Twitter. In Global Media Review, XI, (pp. 92-104). Tsinghua University Press.

Valenzuela, S., Gil de Zuniga, H. & Zheng, P. (2014). Youth Engagement. In Harvey, Kerric, Golson, J. Geoffrey (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. 3, 1407-1411. Sage Publications.

Zheng, P. (2011). The construction of national identity in online news media: Content analysis of the 50th national anniversary website in China (in Chinese). Chinese Journalism Studies, 7, 5-8.

Zheng, P., & Xu, X. (2011). Cultural identity and acculturation strategies of mainland students in Hong Kong: A case study of mainland students in Hong Kong University (in Chinese). Youth Exploration, 5,29-34.