Faculty & Staff



Ext: 58709
Office: HK223
Email: tiwei@nycu.edu.tw



Ph.D. in Sociology/Communication & Media Studies, Loughborough University, UK
M.A. in Journalism, National Chengchi University, Taiwan
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan



Assistant Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Columnist, Brain Magazine, Taiwan
Journalist, Taiwan Daily, Taiwan



Political Economy of Communication, Visual Culture and Narrative, Critical Theories


Publications, Projects and Honors

【Peer-reviewed Journal】

    1. 2008 ‘How did Hou Hsiao-Hsien change Taiwan cinema?—a critical reassessment’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 271-279. (SSCI /  A&HCI)
    2. Wei, T. (2013). Rethinking the Anti-media Monopoly Movement.Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, 90, 279-285.(TSSCI)
    3. 2010〈台灣政治的媒體化與媒體的政治化〉,《城市中國》,第30期,頁43-46。
    4. Wei, T. (2010)Try Not to Play the Same Game with the Media.Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, 79, 341-348.(TSSCI)
    5. Wei, T. (2010). Constructing and deconstructing the ‘New Asian Cinema.’ Mass Communication Research, 105, 161-194. (TSSCI)
    6. Wei, T. (2009)Civil Society, Intellectuals and the State: A Reflection on the Media Reform Movements in Taiwan.Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, 74, 317-330. (TSSCI)
    7. Wei, T. (2008). A prelimary study on the corporate governance of public service broadcasting: issues, principles and mechanisms. Journal of Radio & Television Studies, 29, 1-27。
    8. Wei, T. (2007). Regulation problems about public brocasting: the (possilble) relationship between PBS group and NCC inTaiwan. Chinese Journal of Communication Studies, 10, 3-22. (TSSCI)。

【Conference Paper】

‘Going Home, with A Friend Named Hollywood: A Political Economic and Cultural Analysis of Major Chinese Directors and Their Recent Works’, paper presented in Asian Cinema Studies Society Conference 2012, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

2011 ‘The value appropriation of the ‘new’ media by the ‘old’ media: The case of Taiwan’s TV news channels’, paper presented in MediAsia 2011, Osaka, Japan.

2015 ‘Pedagogies of food and ethical personhood: TV cooking shows in postwar Taiwan’, Asian Journal of Communication, Vol.25, No.6, 636-651(with Fran Martin)

Wei, T. (2010). ‘Japanese and Korean factors in the production of Taiwanese ‘idol drama’: Cultural imperialism, transnationalism, and capitalism.’ Paper presented in Association of Cultural Studies Crossroad Conference, Hong Kong.

Wei, T. (2008). ‘Contending with Hollywood together? – Exploring “New Asian Cinema”’. Paper presented in  International Conference of East Asian Cinema, Hong Kong City University, Hong Kong.

2006 ‘Globalising the Martial Arts: A Critical Assessment of Recent Internationally Co-produced Chinese Martial Arts Films’. Paper presented in Crossroads in Cultural Studies Conference 2006, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey.

2005  ‘How did Hou Hsiao-Hsien change Taiwan Cinema: A critical reassessment’, presented in International Conference on Asia’s Hou Hsiao-Hsien, National University of Singapore, Singapore.


2012 〈中介友情:臉書(Facebook)的經濟與社會關係〉,發表於2012文化研究學會年會,台北,台灣大學。



Wei, T. (2010). The dabate of multuculturalism and the criticism on ethnical communication policies. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Cultural Studies in Taiwan, Tainan, Taiwan.

Wei, T. (2010). The Influence of Japanese Trendy Drama on Taiwanese ‘Idol Drama.’ Paper presented at Annual Conference of Cultural Studies in Taiwan, Tainan, Taiwan

Wei, T. (2008). Rethinking about Hakka ethnical communication right: theories and practice. Paper presented at 2nd Taiwan International Conference on Hakka Studies, Hsinchu, Taiwan. 

Wei, T. (2008).〈The communication rights and media construction of  “new immagrant.” Paper presented at Annual Conference of Chinese Communication Society, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wei, T. (2008). Constructing and deconstructing the ‘New Asian Cinema.’ Paper presented at Annual Conference of Cultural Studies in Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wei, T. (2007). The organization of PBS Group in Taiwan: comparing  tothe example of BBC. Paper presented at Annual Conference of Chinese Communication Society, Taipei, Taiwan.

【Articles & Book Chapter (all in Chinese)】

2012 〈三十年崎嶇路:我國公視的演進、轉進與前進〉,收於媒體改造學社、劉昌德(編)《豐盛中的匱乏:台灣傳播政策藍圖》。台北:卓越新聞獎基金會。

2011 ‘In the name of ‘Asia’: The practices and consequences of recent international film co-productions in East Asia’ is collected in the bookEast Asian Cinemas: Regional Flows and Global Transformations (edited by Vivian P. Y. Lee, 2011, London: Palgrave Macmillan).


Feng, C. & Wei, T., Eds. (2009). Demonstration is Communication。Taipei: Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies.

Wei, T. (2009). The histoical analysis of movie industry in Taiwan. In The Foundation of Excellent Journalism Award (Ed.). The Re-Deconstruction of Media in Taiwan. Taipei: ChuLiu Publisher. pp. 221-238。

Wei, T. (2007). The media in Taiwan: media industry, media revelution and communication knowledge production, in K.H. Chen & S. K. Su (Eds.). Conditions of knowledge : the cultural forum for Chinese in Asia 2007。Taipei: Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, pp. 321-327.

【Technical Report & Others (all in Chinese)】

2008 〈公視改朝換代低調,集團發展前景未卜〉,《目擊者》,62期,頁8-9。

2007 〈回到新聞專業與問題根源:TVBS黑道光碟事件再思考〉,《目擊者》,58期,頁8-11。