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Stephanie Jean Tsang (PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, where she serves as the director of HKBU Fact Check. She has developed three major lines of inquiry: 1) the role of misinformation and disinformation in politics and health; 2) the impact of digital media on audience outcomes; and 3) the influence of message processing on social evaluations and behaviors. Her work has appeared in numerous scholarly journals including Journal of Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Media Psychology, Communication Studies, and Journalism.

Research Interests

Fake News and Misinformation, Media Psychology, Science Communication, and Social Media Engagement

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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