Chiung-wen (Julia) Hsu

Country Contact, Chinese-Speaking Network

Chiung-wen (Julia) Hsu is an associate professor of College of Communication at National Cheng Chi University in Taiwan. She has a PhD in communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and she has been working on media coverage of victims since 2004. 

As a former TV journalist with the China Television Company, one of the four network stations in Taiwan, Hsu covered many earthquakes, typhoons, and several traumatic accidents. Following Typhoon Morakot, which hit the southern and eastern parts of Taiwan, she started a blog as an informative resource and discussion platform for reporters on the ethical treatment of victims, peer support and handling emotions caused by interviewing and reporting.