Currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Geography, Media and Communication and a member of the Ander Center for Research on News and Opinion in the Digital Era (NODE) at Karlstad University, Sweden, Joanne Kuai is a media scholar with a research focus on data and AI for media, computational journalism, and social implications of automation and algorithms. Born and raised in mainland China, she majored in documentary filmmaking and broadcasting journalism at the Communications University of China. Later, she moved to Macau and acted as a news reporter and anchor at local TV station Teledifusão de Macau and afterwards as an editor at Macau Business. In 2016, she moved to Lisbon to pursue the study of the Portuguese language before participating in the Erasmus Mundus Master’s in Journalism, Media, and Globalization, with the first-year spent at Aarhus University, Denmark, and second-year specializing in Business and Financial Journalism at City, University of London.
Joanne Kuai is a PhD Candidate at Karlstad University, Sweden, with a research project on Artificial Intelligence in Chinese Newsrooms. Her research interests centre around data and AI for media, computational journalism, and the social implications of automation and algorithms. Find her on LinkedIn or on Twitter @JoanneKuai.