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Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications (selected):

Journal Articles and Conference Proceedings

2024

[25] Jia, C., Lam, M. S., Mai, M. C., Hancock, J. T. Bernstein, M. S. (2024). Embedding Democratic Values into Social Media AIs via Societal Objective Functions. Proceedings of the ACM: Human-Computer Interaction. Issue CSCW (CSCW 2024). 8, CSCW1, Article 163.
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[24] Jia, C., & Lee, T. (2024). Journalistic professionalism matters: Understanding how Americans perceive fact-checking labels. The HKS Misinformation Review.

[23] Liu, R., Yang, R., Jia, C., Zhang, G., Yang, D., & Vosoughi, S. (2024). Training Socially Aligned Language Models in Simulated Human Society. Proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2024).

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[22] Jia, C., Riedl, J. M., Woolley, S. (2024). Promises and perils of automated journalism: algorithms, experimentation, and ‘teachers of machines’ in China and the United States. Journalism Studies.

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2023

[21] Bernstein, M. S., Christin, A., Hancock, J. T., Hashimoto, T., Jia, C., Lam, M. S., Meister, N., Persily, N., Piccardi, T., Saveski, M., Tsai, J. L., Ugander, J., Xu, C. (2023). Embedding Societal Values into Social Media Algorithms. Journal of Online Trust and Safety.

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[20] Lee, T., Johnson, T., Jia, C., & Lacasa, I. (2023). How social media users become misinformed: The roles of news-finds-me perception and misinformation exposure in COVID-19 misperception. New Media & Society.

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[19] Jia, C. (2023)Effects of Issue Involvement and Algorithmic Literacy on Individuals’ Perceptions of News Recommended by Algorithms: A Machine Heuristic and Systematic Processing Model. SSRN.

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[18] Zimmerman, T., Shiroma, K., Fleischmann, K.R., Xie, B., Verma, N., Jia, C., and Lee, M.K. (2023). Misinformation and COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy. Vaccine

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[17] Lee, T., & Jia, C. (2023). Curse or Cure? The Role of Algorithm in Promoting or Countering Information Disorder. Information Disorder, 29-45. Routledge.

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[16] Shiroma, K., Zimmerman, T., Xie, B., Fleischmann, K.R., Rich, K., Lee, M.K., Verma, N., & Jia, C. (2023). Older adults' trust and distrust in COVID-19 public health information: A qualitative critical incident study. JMIR Aging. http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/42517

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2022

 

[15Jia, C., Boltz, A., Zhang, A., Chen, A., & Lee, M. K. (2022). Understanding effects of algorithmic vs. community label on perceived accuracy of hyper-partisan misinformation. Proceedings of the ACM: Human-Computer Interaction. Issue CSCW (CSCW 2022).

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[14Koo, H. G., Johnson, T., Lee, T., & Jia, C. (2022). Politically contested beliefs: Support for Trump better predicts having inaccurate beliefs about COVID-19 than being Conservative. Mass Communication and Society.

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[13Liu, R., Jia, C., Wei, J., Xu, G., & Vosoughi, S. (2022). Quantifying and alleviating political bias in language models. Artificial Intelligence (AIJ).

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[12Verma, N., Fleischmann, K. R., Zhou, L., Xie, B., Lee, M. K., Rich, K., Shiroma, K., Jia, C., & Zimmerman, T. (2022). Trust in COVID-19 public health information. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 1–17.

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[11Liu, R., Gao, C., Jia, C., Xu, G., & Vosoughi, S. (2022). Non-parallel text style transfer with self-parallel supervision. Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2022).

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[10Liu, R., Jia, C.,  Zhang, G., Zhuang, Z., Liu, T., Vosoughi, S. (2022). Second thoughts are best: Learning to re-align with human values from text edits. Thirty-sixth Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2022).

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2021

[9Liu, R.,  Jia, C., Wei, J., Xu, G., Wang, Li., & Vosoughi, S. (2021). Mitigating political bias in language models through reinforced calibration. Proceedings of the 35th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2021).

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[8Jia, C., & Liu, R. (2021). Algorithmic or human source? Examining relative hostile media effect with a transformer-based framework. Media and Communication. 9(4), 170 – 181

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[7Jia, C., & Johnson, T. (2021). Source credibility matters: Does automated journalism inspire selective exposure? International Journal of Communication. 15(2021), 3760–3781.

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[6Liu, R., Wei, J., Jia, C., & Vosoughi, S. (2021). Modulating language models with emotions. 

Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 11th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing (ACL-IJCNLP 2021).

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[5Liu, R.,  Jia, C., & Vosoughi, S. (2021). A transformer-based framework for flipping political polarity of news articles. Proceedings of the ACM: Human-Computer Interaction Journal. Issue CSCW 2021, Vol. 5.

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2020

 

[4Jia, C. (2020). Chinese automated news: A comparison between expectations and perceived quality. International Journal of Communication. 14(2020), 2611–2632.

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[3] Jia, C., & Gwizdka, J. (2020). An eye-tracking study of differences in reading between automated news and human-written news. Davis, F., Riedl, R., Brocke, J., Léger, P., Randolph, A., Fischer, T. (Eds.), Information Systems and Neuroscience. vol 43, 100–110. Springer International Publishing.

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[2] Liu, R., Xu, G., Jia, C., Ma, W., Wang, L., & Vosoughi, S. (2020). Data Boost: Text data augmentation through reinforcement learning guided conditional generation. Proceedings of 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2020). 90319041. Association for Computational Linguistics.

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Workshop Papers

 

[1] Jia, C., Zhang, A., Boltz, A., Chen, A., & Lee, M. K. (2022). Algorithmic vs. Community Label Interventions on Perceived Accuracy of Hyper-partisan Misinformation. Workshop Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2022): Mediate 2022 ICWSM workshop.

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Peer Reviewed Conference Papers (selected):

Jia, C., Lee, A. Y., Moore, R. C., Decatur, C. H., Qiu, T., Liu, S. X., Hancock, J. T. (2024). Group Discussion Improves Detection of Misinformation on Social Media. Communication & Technology Division. 74th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication (ICA 2024), June 20-24, 2023, Gold Coast, Australia.

 

Jia, C., Li, J., Liu, S. X., Tang, L., Bagdasarian, T., Baird, C., Vaughan, C., Hancock, J. T. (2024). Averse Towards AI or Human? A Meta-Analysis of Impacts of Task Objectivity and Agent Characteristics on Algorithm Appreciation and Aversion. Human-Machine Communication Division. 74th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication (ICA 2024), June 20-24, 2023, Gold Coast, Australia.

Jia, C., Lu, Y., Kim, S. (2024). Nudging Emotions via AI: Examining the Effect of Emotion-Interventions on Reducing Susceptibility to Text and Image Misinformation. Communication & Technology Division. 74th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication (ICA 2024), June 20-24, 2023, Gold Coast, Australia. (Panel: Algorithmically Yours: Communicating in the Age of Generative AI)

Jia, C. (2023) Effects of Issue Involvement and Algorithmic Literacy on Individuals’ Perceptions of News Recommended by Algorithms. Communication & Technology Division. 73rd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication (ICA 2023), May 25-29, 2023, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Jia, C. (2023). Understanding Effects of Machine vs. Human Heuristics on People’s Perceptions of Political News. Human-Machine Communication Division. 73rd Annual International Communication Association Conference, Reclaiming Authenticity in Communication (ICA 2023), May 25-29, 2023, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Lu, S., & Jia, C. (2022). Mitigating psychological reactance in online content moderation: A communication visibility perspective. The 72nd Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA 2022), May 26-30, 2022, Paris, France.

Koo, H. G., Johnson, T., Lee, T., & Jia, C. (2021). Politically contested beliefs: Why do conservatives tend to have more inaccurate beliefs about COVID-19? Mass Communication & Society Division. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC 2021) Summer’s Annual Conference, August 4-7, 2021, Virtual Conference.

Jia, C., Johnson, T., Wallace, R., & Lee, T. (2021). News algorithm appreciation or aversion? Examining media trust and algorithm attitudes. The 71st Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA 2021), Human-Machine Communication Interest Group, May 27–31, 2021, Virtual Conference.

Jia, C., & Liu, R. (2021). Examine relative hostile media effect with a transformer-based framework: A computational method to flip the polarity of news headline and body text. The 71st Annual International Communication Association Conference (ICA 2021), Communication & Technology Division, May 27–31, 2021, Virtual Conference.

Jia, C., and Johnson, T. (2020). Source credibility matters: Does automated journalism inspire selective exposure? The 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference(ICA 2020), Communication & Technology Division, May 21-25, 2020, Virtual Conference.

Jia, C., and Woolley, S. (2020). Social scaffolding or computational propaganda?: A comparative analysis of automated journalism in China and the United States. The 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference, Political Communication Division (ICA 2020). May 21-25, 2020, Virtual Conference.

Jia, C. (2019). Chinese automated news: A comparison between prior expectations and actual perceptions. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Summer’s Annual Conference (AEJMC 2019), The Communication Technology Division, August 7-10, Toronto, Canada.

Jia, C. (2019). Chinese automated news: Readability, expertise and credibility. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Mid-winter Conference, The Communication Technology Division, March 1-2, the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, the United States.

Jia, C., Yuan, Y., & Wang, Z. (2017). The readability analysis of Chinese and English automated news. International Communication Association (ICA) International New Media Forum, Panel 2: News Production in the Digital Age, November 11, Shanghai, China. 

Jia, C. (2017). The development mode of printed media' s WeChat accounts in Zhejiang province: Based on empirical research on Urban Express, Qianjiang Evening News, and Hangzhou Daily. International Symposium on Chinese Newspapers, Panel 2A, June 1 -2, Hong Kong, China.

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