Jack Linchuan Qiu is a Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he serves as director of the C-Centre (Centre for Chinese Media and Comparative Communication Research). His publications include Goodbye iSlave (U of Illinois Press, 2016), World’s Factory in the Information Era 信息时代的世界工厂 (Guangxi Normal University Press, 2013), New Media Events Research 新媒体事件研究 (Renmin U Press, 2011), Working-Class Network Society (MIT Press, 2009), Mobile Communication and Society (co-authored, MIT Press, 2006), some of which have been translated into German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Korean. Associate Editor for the Journal of Communication, he is on the editorial boards of a dozen international academic journals, including six indexed in the SSCI. He also works with grassroots NGOs and provides consultancy services for international organizations.