Culture

Chinese Australians are happy ScoMo’s leaving politics. Is this an opportunity for the Liberals?

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on February 9 2024.

Chinese Australians’ reaction to Gaza crisis framed by cultural, community concerns

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on January 22 2024.

Chinese-language media in Australia: clickbait or security threat

December

By Wanning Sun and Haiqing Yu

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum on November 25 2023.

The one word that captures the pulse of urban China

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on October 18 2023.

Is Chinese-language media truly a security threat?

December

By Wanning Sun and Haiqing Yu

Note: This article appeared in the East Asia Forum Quarterly, vol.15, no.3, July - September 2023.

First-generation PRC migrants and social cohesion: Views on news about the PRC and Chinese-Australians

December

Executive Summary

This report investigates responses and reactions by first-generation Mandarin-speaking migrants in Australia from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to news stories about the PRC and about Chinese-Australian communities in English-language Australian digital, print, television and other media.

Drawing on three focus groups, a quantitative survey of 689 respondents and 20 in-depth interviews, this report seeks to understand the implications of these first-generation migrants’ views on news reporting for social cohesion in Australia.

More work to do: how Chinese-Australians perceive coverage of themselves and China in Australian media

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on August 30 2023.

What does well-being actually look like in multicultural Australia?

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in Crikey on August 16 2023.

A treasurer’s main job is to manage the economy and worry about inflation rates, minimum wages, tax cuts, the cost of living and similar metrics — presumably because they will negatively affect the well-being of Australians if managed badly.

First-generation PRC migrants and social cohesion - Report launch | WEBINAR

December

Over the past decade, and especially since 2017, there has been an exponential increase in the Australian English-language media’s reporting on the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Chinese-Australian communities.


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Australia may ban WeChat – but for many Chinese Australians, it’s their ‘lifeline’

December

By Wanning Sun

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on July 21 2023.

One morning in February 2021, I was woken by a WeChat call from my brother in China. Mum had died the previous night, he told me. I wasn’t shocked to hear about Mum’s death – she had been very ill for a couple of years.