Research

Publications

2020
Peer-reviewed

Book Chapter

Cheong, N. (Forthcoming in 2020). "Malaysia: Disinformation as a response to the ‘opposition playground’". in Sinpeng, A. and Tapsell, R. (Eds), From Grassroots Activism to Disinformation: Social Media in Southeast Asia, ISEAS Publishing: Singapore

Peer-reviewed

Journal Article

Cheong, JPG., Khoo, S., Inoue, C., Surujlal, J., Cheong, N., Esfahani, M., Lin, P., Brooke, M., Li, Y., Chun, H., Alshahrany, A., Al-Shamli, A., and Razman, R. (2020). "An 11-country analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games”. Disability and Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2020.1756746

2019
Peer-reviewed

Journal Article

Johns, A., & Cheong, N. (2019). "Feeling the Chill: Bersih 2.0, State Censorship, and 'Networked Affect' on Malaysian Social Media 2012–2018". Social Media + Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/2056305118821801

2017
Professional

Book

Cheong, N. (2017). Growing Up In KL: 10 Years of The Bangsar Boy. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: MPH Group Publishing.

2016
Professional

Book Chapter

Cheong, N. (2016). “Propagate the idea of mutual respect”. In Soo, EJ. (Ed), Moderation (pp 22-27). Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Star Media Group.  

Research Projects

2019/2020

Experiences of Jeremy Corbyn Supporters in the 2019 General Election Campaign

Named researcher on a project based at the University of Huddersfield (PI: Professor Cornel Sandvoss)

2019

Decoding the Weaponisation of Popular Culture on WhatsApp in Singapore and Malaysia

Working alongside Dr. Crystal Abidin (Curtin University), Dr. Amelia Johns (University of Technology Sydney), Dr. Natalie Pang (National University of Singapore) and Associate Professor Joanne BY Lim (University of Nottingham Malaysia. Successfully awarded the the Facebook Integrity Foundational Research Award (US$50,000).

2016/2017

An 11-country analysis of newspaper coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games

Led by Associate Professor Selina Khoo and Dr. Jadeera Cheong (University of Malaya), involving researchers in 11 countries. A journal article has been produced from this research and currently being reviewed.

2016

‘Digital citizenship’ policies and the digital networking practices of diaspora youth in Australia and Malaysia

Research Assistant for Dr. Amelia Johns (University of Technology Sydney. I was also involved in her follow-up fieldwork for the project titled: The Digital Citizenship Practices of Malaysian-Chinese Youth in the lead up to the 2018 General Election.

Affiliations

Association of Internet Researcher

2019 - present (member)

Digital Culture Research Network

2016-2019 (Founder)

The DCRN is an interdisciplinary network, affiliated to the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham. As founder, I initiated the DCRN Forum Series in 2017, bringing early-career researchers from across the UK, Europe and Australia to present their work. In 2018 and 2019, I had a leading role in organising the international conferences: Digital Culture 2018 and Digital Culture: Access respectively.