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Wanning Sun

Wanning Sun

Professor of Media and Cultural Studies, University of Technology Sydney
Wanning Sun FAHA is best known for her research in a number of areas, including Chinese media and cultural studies; rural to urban migration and social change in contemporary China; soft power, public diplomacy and diasporic Chinese media. Wanning is the author of three single-authored monographs Leaving China: Media, Migration, and Transnational Imagination (2002), Maid in China: Media, Morality and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries (2009), and Subaltern China: Rural Migrants, Media, and Cultural Practices (2014). She is also the author of a major report Chinese-Language Media in Australia: Developments, Challenges and Opportunities (2016). Wanning is the editor of a few research volumes and anthologies, including Media and the Chinese Diaspora (2006) and Media and Communication in the Chinese Diaspora ( 2016).

Chinese propaganda goes tech-savvy to reach a new generation

Aug 12, 2019 06:13 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology Politics

Earlier this year, a new app was launched in China to put the patriotism of Chinese citizens to the test. Named Study Xi to Strengthen the Nation, the app quizzes users on all things related to President Xi Jinping his...

Chinese social media platform WeChat could be a key battleground in the federal election

Mar 27, 2019 23:52 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

NSW Labor leader Michael Daleys young Asians with PhDs taking our jobs blunder cost him dearly in the recent NSW state election. His defeat also offered a taste of the crucial role the Chinese social networking platform...

How Australia’s Mandarin speakers get their news

Nov 26, 2018 16:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

The question of how much influence the Chinese government wields on the Mandarin-speaking community in Australia has been of increasing interest in recent months. But until now, there has been little data about how the...

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Economy

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FxWirePro: Take Prudent Look At Short Euro Trades Amid Pandemic Outlook

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Politics

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Joe Biden urges Americans to 'follow the science' as pandemic continues

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Donald Trump, Mike Pence say the US coronavirus outbreak is stabilizing

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Science

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Mars: New study claims proof of life under the Red Planet's volcanic rocks

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Technology

‘Total War: Three Kingdoms’ update 1.5.1: New patch fixes bugs and updates gameplay

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Will Erangel 2.0 arrives in the ‘PUBG Mobile’ v0.18.0 patch?

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Over-ear AirPods could be announced at the WWDC 2020 in June

Apples annual Worldwide Developers Conference is primarily held to announce all the upcoming operating system updates and other software products the company has in store. It is not uncommon for the company to use this...
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