Yuezhi Zhao

Dr. Yuezhi Zhao is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Political Economy of Global Communication at the School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada. Centering her research on media and democracy in Western and Chinese contexts, Dr. Zhao’s books include Sustaining Democracy? Journalism and the Politics of Objectivity (coauthored), Media,Market, and Democracy in China:Between the Party Line and Bottom Line, and Communication in China: Political Economy, Power and Conflict. Dr. Zhao is also the founding director of the MA Double Degree in Global Communication at Simon Fraser University and a Senior Fellow at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.