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Dr. Sora Park is Director of the News and Media Research Centre and Associate Professor in Communication and Media Studies at University of Canberra, Australia. Her research focuses on the digital media, media markets and media policy, with a special focus on digital and social exclusion and the impact of technology on the distribution of opportunities and privileges in society. She has written widely on the economics of television, newspaper markets and other information industries. She is also interested in media user patterns in the digital media environment. She also has extensive experience in policy research and consultancy regarding digital media in South Korea. In the private sector, she has had various consultancy experiences for major internet and media companies such as KBS, NHN Corp and MBC.

Previously she taught at Hanyang University, where she was the Director of the Interdisciplinary Program of Women's Studies. From 2005~2006, she was the Chair of the School of Communication Arts at Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea. Her previous positions include Research Fellow at Korea Press Foundation and Visiting Scholar at the University of California San Diego, Oxford Internet Insttiute and American University.

Student Projects Available

internet studies, youth and media, digital inclusion, digital news and information, media industries and policy

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Northwestern University

Sep 1993Dec 1998

Master, Sogang University

Mar 1990Feb 1992

Bachelor, Yonsei University

Mar 1986Feb 1990

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Projects 2011 2016

Research Output 1996 2019

Regaining Control: Citizens who follow politicians on social media and their perceptions of journalism

FISHER, C., LEE, J. Y., PARK, S. & Culloty, E., 2 Jan 2019, In : Digital Journalism. 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social media

Digital Connectedness, Digital Media Literacy, Tolerance, and Civic Engagement Among Young People

Kwon, Y., Yang, S., LEE, J. Y., Kim, E., PARK, S. & Na, E., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Paper

Digital News Report Australia 2018

FISHER, C., LEE, J. Y., PARK, S. & FULLER, G., 14 Jun 2018, Canberra: News Media Research Centre, University of Canberra. 106 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReports

Open Access

Diversity of news sources, pathway to news and filter bubbles: A Comparative Study of Australia

LEE, J. Y. & PARK, S., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conference (non-published works)Paper

Engagement with news on Twitter: insights from Australia and Korea

Ackland, R., O'NEIL, M. & PARK, S., 28 Apr 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Asian Journal of Communication. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Computational methods