If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Sora Park is the Associate Dean of Research and Associate Professor of Communication at the Faculty of Arts & Design, University of Canberra. 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.

Sora was the former Director of the News & Media Research Centre at the University of Canberra. She is currenlty the Chair of Media Industry Studies Interest Group, International Communication Association (ICA) and President of Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA)

She 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

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Sora Park is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 6 Similar Profiles
adolescent Social Sciences
Internet Social Sciences
exclusion Social Sciences
Telemedicine Medicine & Life Sciences
Korea Social Sciences
digital divide Social Sciences
Self Care Medicine & Life Sciences
friendship Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2011 2020

Research Output 1996 2019

Engagement with news on Twitter: insights from Australia and Korea

Ackland, R., O'NEIL, M. & PARK, S., 4 May 2019, In : Asian Journal of Communication. 29, 3, p. 235-251 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Computational methods

Exclusion by design: intersections of social, digital and data exclusion

Park, S. & Humphry, J., 7 Jun 2019, In : Information Communication and Society. 22, 7, p. 934-953 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Artificial intelligence
artificial intelligence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intersections between connectivity and digital inclusion in rural communities

Park, S., Freeman, J. & Middleton, C., 3 Apr 2019, In : Communication Research and Practice. 5, 2, p. 139-155 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rural community
rural area
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

FISHER, C., LEE, J. Y., PARK, S. & Culloty, E., 7 Feb 2019, In : Digital Journalism. 7, 2, p. 230-250 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social media
2 Downloads (Pure)

Small Data and Its Visualization for Diabetes Self-Management: Qualitative Study

BURFORD, S., PARK, S. & Dawda, P., 2019, In : JMIR DIabetes. 21, 8, e10324.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Self Care
Delivery of Health Care
Mobile Applications

Activities 2009 2019

Facebook Content Policy Research Initiative Workshop

Sora Park (Participant)
6 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

Measuring the Availability of Local News in Australia

Caroline Fisher (Participant), Sora Park (Participant)
23 Sep 2019

Activity: Expert Advice and OtherAdvisory Panel

Cultural Diversity and International Trade in Cultural Products

Sora Park (Examiner)
1 Sep 201930 Oct 2019

Activity: Examination

Vernieuwingsimpuls Innovational Research Incentives Scheme

Sora Park (Participant)
1 Sep 201927 Sep 2019

Activity: Expert Advice and OtherExpert Review

ACMA advisory workshop on news diversity

Caroline Fisher (Participant), Sora Park (Participant)
8 Aug 2019

Activity: Expert Advice and OtherOther