Zhi Lin

Zhi Lin
University of Texas at Austin | UT · School of Journalism and Media

Master of Philosophy


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July 2023 - August 2023
University of Oxford
Field of study
  • 2023 Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute Programme
August 2022 - December 2026
University of Texas at Austin
Field of study
  • Journalism and Media
September 2019 - November 2021
Hong Kong Baptist University
Field of study
  • Communication Studies


Publications (6)
Task-oriented chatbots are gradually being used across the globe. Most notably, while chatbots have for a long time penetrated users’ daily lives in mainland China, Hong Kong is still struggling to improve and promote its chatbot services. To determine whether antecedents of satisfaction and usage intention differ based on different stages of chatb...
Live streaming is an essential means through which spectators view and engage with esports. In this study, an extended model is proposed and tested based on the expectation confirmation theory to examine esports fans’ live streaming experience and the factors contributing to their intention to continue using particular live streaming platforms. Sur...
Members’ knowledge sharing is essential in order for online health support groups (OHSGs) to provide informational support, but factors influencing knowledge sharing intention in OHSGs have not been sufficiently explored. This study provides some insights by adopting a person-situation interactionist perspective and developing a model that synthesi...
Hip-hop culture has evolved into a global phenomenon, attracting extensive academic research on its adaptation and localization in different societies. However, most studies have either neglected the influence of political economic power on hybridization or have overestimated the rationality of the artists in hip-hop culture. This study adopted cri...


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