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Bibo Lin

Doctoral Candidate
Phone: 541-346-6304
Office: 312 Allen Hall
City: Eugene
Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Journalism, International Communication, Cultural Studies, Emotions and Feelings


Bibo Lin is a PhD candidate interested in artificial intelligence, journalism, global media, cultural studies, and feelings and emotions. He has published articles in venues including Information, Communication & SocietyDigital Journalism, and Research Handbook on Artificial Intelligence and Communication. His dissertation inquires how artificial intelligence shapes the ways we understand ourselves and our emotions (including love, friendship, and sense of belonging). Previously, he was a senior editor of one of the most popular daily newspapers in China, City Express in Hangzhou, and as a journalist, he conducted interviews in Ukraine, Tanzania, Japan, and North Korea.


  • Master in Management, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Paris, France
  • Bachelor of Science, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China


Lin, B. (2023, online first). Beyond authoritarianism and liberal democracy: Understanding China’s artificial intelligence impact in Africa. Information, Communication & Society, 1-16.

Lin, B., & Kuai, J. (2023). Automated inequalities: Examining the social implications of artificial intelligence in China. In S. Nah (ed), Research Handbook on Artificial Intelligence and Communication (pp. 391-404). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Kuai, J., Lin, B., Karlsson, M., & Lewis, S. C. (2023). From Wild East to Forbidden City: Mapping algorithmic news distribution in China through a case study of Jinri Toutiao. Digital Journalism, 11 (8), 1521–1541.

Lin, B., & Lewis, S. C. (2022). The one thing journalistic AI just might do for democracy. Digital Journalism, 10 (10), 1627-1649.


  • J429 Al & Global Platforms (Spring 2023, Summer 2023)
  • J201 Media & Society (Summer 2021)