Contact Information
rp00552 picture

Professor Fu, King Wa 傅景華

Also Cited As:
Fu, King-wa

Short Biography:

Dr. King-wa FU is a Professor at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), The University of Hong Kong. His research interests include China's information governance, media and political participation, computational social sciences, health and the media, and younger generation's media use. He was a visiting Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab and Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar in 2016-2017 and a China-US Scholar 2021-2022. He is the Principal Investigator of Weiboscope, WeChatscope, and ANTIELAB Research Data Archive. He was a journalist at the Hong Kong Economic Journal before turning to academia. His online CV:

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1993The University of Hong KongBachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
1995University of Science and TechnologyMPhil in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Hong Kong
2001University of Science and TechnologyMA in Social Sciences Hong Kong
2009The University of Hong KongPhD
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2007-08-01"Little Prince is depressed" website, 2007 Meritorious Website Contest
2013-06-01Top Paper Panel, Rhetoric and Public Address Division (2013), "The Obamas Speak at the 2012 Democratic National Convention: The Sina Weibo Response.", Southern States Communication Association convention: Southern States Communication Association convention
Research Achievement
2021-09-01China-US Scholar Program Fellowship
Research Achievement
2023-05-01Richard von Weizsäcker Fellows, Robert Bosch Stiftung, Germany
Research Achievement
FU, King Wa
2006-08-01"Top Three Student Paper Award”, Name of paper: Testing cultivation theory for media influences on suicidal thought: Division of Communication Theory and Methodology, Annual Convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Research Achievement
2016-06-01Fulbright-RGC Hong Kong Senior Research Scholar Award 2016-2017: RGC and Fulbright
Research Achievement
Media Contact Directory
Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Young people's Internet use
Statistics in journalism
Research methods and measurement
Political participation and media use
Mental health / Suicide and the media
Mental health / Suicide
Health communications
Computational media studies
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!
Loading Content...Please Wait!