Zhao Peng

Zhao Peng

Ph.D. Student

  • Journalism


Zhao Peng is a doctoral student in the School of Journalism at Michigan State University. Her earlier research interests were journalism practices and news use on social media, primarily taking quantitative approach and employing psychological theories to explore influential factors on news use behaviors. Right now, her research interest has evolved toward media psychology, social media effects and gender studies. She is doing research about how to change people’s attitude toward female politicians with manipulated media messages and observing people’s communication behaviors and norms on social media platforms.


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