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Hockx, M. 2015. Internet literature in China. New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Zhao EJ, 2019, Digital China’s Informal Circuits: Platforms, Labour and Governance, London and New York: Routledge.

Journal articles

Alacovska, A. Gill, R. 2019, ‘De-westernizing creative labour studies: The informality of creative work from an ex-centric perspective‘, International Journal of Cultural Studies, 22(2): 195-212.

Curtin, M. 2017, ‘Between State and Capital: Asia’s Media Revolution in the Age of Neo-Liberal Globalization’, International Journal of Communication, vol.11,

Craig, D., Cai, H., & Lv, J. (2016). Mapping and managing Chinese social media entertainment – a conversation with Heng Cai, Chinese media entrepreneur. International Journal of Communication, vol. 10,

Gilardi, F. Lam, C. Tan, KC, White, A. Cheng, S, Zhao, Y. 2018, ‘International TV series distribution on Chinese digital platforms: Marketing strategies and audience engagement‘. Global Media and China, 3(3): 213-230.

Keane, M. & Fung, A. 2018. Digital platforms: exerting China’s new cultural power in the Asia-Pacific. Media Industries, 5(1): 47-50.

Zhao EJ, 2017, ‘Writing on the assembly line: Informal labour in the formalised online literature market in China‘, New Media and Society, vol. 19, pp. 1236 – 1252.

Zhao EJ, 2017, ‘The bumpy road towards network convergence in China: The case of over-the-top streaming services‘, Global Media and China, 2(1), 28-42.

Zhao EJ, 2016, ‘Professionalization of amateur production in online screen entertainment in China: Hopes, frustrations and uncertainties’, International Journal of Communication, vol.10,

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