Seminar on political expression, social media & citizen engagement with Marko Skoric (CityU HK), Thursday 8 October

by Tobias Denskus on October 8, 2015

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Marko Skoric from City University Hong Kong will be joining ‪#‎comdev_live on Thursday, 8 October. He will present his research on

Political expression, exposure to disagreement, and opinion shielding on social media as predictors of citizen engagement

We will be meeting from 2.30-4.00 (SWE time) in the Glocal Classroom teaching room (NC0502) and the seminar will be streamed on the ComDev portal.

Marko M. Skoric is Associate Professor at the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong. Previously, he was Assistant Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Michigan, and a B.Sc. in Psychology from the University College London, UK. Marko’s teaching and research interests are focused on new media and social change, with particular emphasis on civic and political implications of new communication technologies.

Marko has conducted studies on online social capital and its civic and political implications in Asia-Pacific; implications of video-game addiction and violence; cultural shaping of communication systems and democratization; and civic and political impact of podcasting, social networking and broadband Internet, among other topics.

Marko Skoric (CityU Hong Kong) ComDev seminar recording

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