Lei Guo, Ph.D.
Lei Guo, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor
- School of Communication
Thur: 1-2 p.m., 2-3 p.m.; Fri: 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m.
Zoom Meeting ID: https://unomaha.zoom.us/j/2427963116
Lei Guo (果蕾) is an assistant professor in the School of Communication. She received a doctoral degree in journalism with a minor in psychological and statistical research method from the University of Missouri. She teaches Media Writing Lab, Electronic News Writing and Reporting, and Capstone 1 & 2. Her research program centers on explaining how journalism jobs have been challenged by social and digital changes and how journalists can maintain their well-being and stay up to date with changes in the digital transformation. As a former political journalist, she is also interested in the influences of political news on audiences’ attitudes toward the government and their political participation.
Research and Creative Activity Interests
Kiesow, D., Zhou, S. H., & Guo, L. (Forthcoming). Digital in Dispute: Affordances and Cognitive Support for Online News Consumers. Digital Journalism. [SSCI]
Zhou, S. H., Kiesow, D., & Guo, L. (Forthcoming). The Values of Print: Affordances and Cognitive Support for Newspaper Consumers. Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly. [SSCI]
Guo, L., & Volz, Y. Z. (2020). Toward a new conceptualization and typology of journalistic competency: A job announcement analysis of U.S. broadcasting. Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. [SSCI]
Guo, L., & Johnson, B. G. (2020). Third-person effect and hate speech censorship on Facebook. Social Media + Society. [SSCI]
Zhou, S. H., & Guo, L. (2020). Need for cognition. The International Encyclopedia of Media Psychology.
Volz, Y. Z., & Guo, L. (2019). Making China their “beat”: A collective biography of U.S. correspondents in China, 1900-1951. American Journalism, 473–496. doi:10.1080/08821127.2019.1683406
Guo, L., & Volz, Y. Z. (2019). (Re)Defining journalistic expertise in the digital transformation: A content analysis of job announcements. Journalism Practice. doi:10.1080/17512786.2019.1588147
Li, X. Q., & Guo, L. (2019). Media exposure, nationalism, and policy evaluation on South China Sea news: Examining the mediation role of third-person effect and online participation. Chinese Journal of Communication, 11(4), 455–472. doi:10.1080/17544750.2018.1476393
Guo, L., Su, C., & Li, H. (2018). Issue involvement, news attention, perceived knowledge, and third-person effect of news about mainland China’s anti-corruption movement. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. doi:10.1177/1077699018790945
Xu, D. & Guo, L. (2018). Effects of narcissism, para-social interaction, and gratifications sought on Chinese audiences of singing-competition reality shows. Mass Communication and Society, 21(2), 198–224. doi:10.1080/15205436.2017.1404616
Guo, L., Su, C., & Li, H. (2016). The attitudes of Chinese students toward anti-corruption movement and reporting in Mainland. Twenty-First Century Bimonthly, 158, 67–85. (In Chinese). http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ics/21c/media/articles/c158-201605002.pdf
Lo, V. H., Wei, R., Zhang, X., & Guo, L. (2016). Theoretical and methodological patterns of third-person effect research: A comparative thematic analysis of Asia and the world. Asian Journal of Communication, 26(6), 583–604. doi:10.1080/01292986.2016.1218902
Guo, L., Wang, J., Dai, X., & Wang, H. (2013). Mobility of Hong Kong news people. Communication and Society, 24, 61–92. (In Chinese). http://www.cschinese.com/issueArticle.asp?P_No=41&CA_ID=334
Guo, L. (2012). Reported difference in political news among Hong Kong newspaper. Hong Kong Wen Wei Po Daily News Excellent Papers Selection. (In Chinese)
Guo, L., Cao, X., & Wang, J. (2010). Precision news reporting: Studied in Taiwan-you thought of it? Technical and Vocational Education in Taiwan, 41, 17–19. (In Chinese)
Tan, Y., Guo, L., & Yang, X. (2009). New ways to re-use television program in rural area in mainland China. Television Research, 5, 15–17. [CSSCI] (In Chinese)
B.A. in Mass Communication, China Agricultural University
M.A. in Journalism, Chinese University of Hong Kong
M.Phil. in Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Ph.D. in Journalism, minor in Psychological and Statistical Research Method, University of Missouri