Johns, A., Byron, P., Cheong, N., Wijaya, H.Y., & Afifi, N. (2022) “Report for, and needs of Marginalized Young Peoples on Digital Literacy, Safety and Participation”. UNDP and UNESCO. Available online: https://www.undp.org/publications/resources-and-needs-vulnerable-and-marginalized-young-people-digital-literacy-safety-and-participation
Johns, A. & Cheong, N. (2021). “The affective pressures of WhatsApp: from safe spaces to conspiratorial publics”. Continuum, 35(5), 732-746. https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2021.1983256
Cheong, N. (2021). “Internet-led Political Journalism: Challenging hybrid regime resilience in Malaysia”. In Morrison, J., Birks, J., and Berry, M. (Eds), Routledge Companion to Political Journalism, Routledge.
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
Cheong, N. (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
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
Cheong, N. (2017). Growing Up In KL: 10 Years of The Bangsar Boy. Petaling Jaya, Selangor: MPH Group Publishing.
Cheong, N. (2016). “Propagate the idea of mutual respect”. In Soo, EJ. (Ed), Moderation (pp 22-27). Petaling Jaya, Selangor: Star Media Group.
Mapping online safety and literacy resources for LGBTI youth and YKP in the Asia-Pacific region
Working alongside Dr. Amelia Johns and Dr. Paul Byron (University of Technology, Sydney), and Mr. Hendri Yulius, funded by UNESCO/UNDP.
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)
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).
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.
‘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.
Association of Internet Researchers
2019 – present (member)
Political Studies Association
2022 – present (member)
Digital Culture Research Network
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.