Dr. Hun Shik Kim's main areas of research include broadcast journalism, international communication, war and conflict reporting, and journalism practices in Asia-Pacific nations. Since 2007, Kim has conducted research on Iraqi journalists and their changing journalistic environment in the post-Iraq War era. He has worked on a series of research projects to investigate on how American and international journalists cover the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through surveys of and depth interviews with journalists. Currently, Kim's ongoing research focuses on journalists' perceptions of rogue nations, including North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. Kim's research has been published in a number of journals, including Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Mass Communication and Society, Journalism Studies, and Asian Journal of Communication.
broadcast news, international communication, war and conflict reporting, news media in social and political transitions, emerging telecommunication technologies