I am an Assistant Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. I study the emerging forms of governance by and of platforms. (→ More about me.)

Recent Publications

  • Chan, N. K., Su, C. C., & Shore, A. (2023). Shifting platform values in community guidelines: Examining the evolution of TikTok's governance frameworks. New Media & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448231189476 / Overview /
  • Chan, N.K. (2022). Algorithmic precarity and metric power: Managing the affective measures and customers in the gig economy. Big Data & Society, 9(2), 1–13. / PDF Overview /
  • Kwok, C., & Chan, N.K. (online first). Datafication and implicated networks of demobilization: Social movement demobilization in datafied societies. Social Movement Studies. / Overview /
  • Butkowski, C. P., Chan, N. K., & Humphreys, L. (2022). Community internet of things as mobile infrastructure: Methodological challenges and opportunities. Media and Communication, 10(3), 303–314. / PDF Overview /
  • Vasudevan, K., & Chan, N. K. (2022). Gamification and work games: Examining consent and resistance among Uber drivers. New Media & Society, 24(4), 866–886. / Overview /
  • Kwok, C., & Chan, N. K. (2022). The politics of platform power in surveillance capitalism: A comparative case study of ride-hailing platforms in China and the United States. Global Media and China, 7(2), 131–150. / PDF Overview /
  • Kwok, C., & Chan, N. K. (2021). Towards a political theory of data justice: A public good perspective. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 19(3), 374–390. / Overview /
  • Chan, N. K., & Kwok, C. (2021). Guerilla capitalism and the platform economy: Governing Uber in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong. Information, Communication, & Society, 24(6), 780–796. / Overview /
  • Chan, N. K. (2021). Anticipatory futures: Framing the socio-technical visions of online ratings and reviews in Wired. Communication, Culture and Critique, 14, 274–292. / Overview /
  • Kwok, C., & Chan, N. K. (2020). The making of contentious political space: The transformation of Hong Kong's Victoria Park. Space and Culture. Advance online publication. / Overview /
  • Chan, N. K. (2019). “Becoming an expert in driving for Uber”: Uber driver/bloggers' performance of expertise and self-presentation on YouTube. New Media & Society, 21(9), 2048–2067. / Overview /
  • Duffy, B. E., & Chan, N. K. (2019). “You never really know who's looking”: Imagined surveillance across social media platforms. New Media & Society, 21(1), 119–138. / Overview /

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