Mr. SO Ming Hang, Brian 蘇銘恒先生
Dr SO Ming Hang, Brian (蘇銘恒博士)
MPhil (CUHK)

Senior Lecturer
School of Communication

Tel : (852) 3963 5365

Dr So has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial journalism industry. Before joining HSU, he was a principal reporter at now TV, responsible for the production of financial news stories and documentary. He participated in live panel discussions with market participants, covering different aspects of the financial market. He also served as a correspondent for Now TV in mainland China. Since 2013,? he has worked with the production and graphic teams of Now TV to launch an infographic TV programme (《圖解財經》), the first of its kind in the TV industry in Hong Kong, to explain complicated financial concepts and phenomenon to the general public. He started as a reporter for Radio Television Hong Kong, where he also anchored the hourly news summary.  

Research interestSelected PublicationsProfessional Membership
TopResearch interest
Business and Financial Journalism, Financialization, Digital media and methods
TopSelected Publications


  • Cheung, M. M. F, Lam, B, S. Y. & So, B. M. H. (2020). Who leads the IPO news: Agenda-building and intermedia agenda setting in a routinised and standardised news context, Journalism Studies?21:12, 1681-1704
  • Conference Papers:

  • Cheung, M. F., Lam, S. Y. & So. M. H. (2020). “Who leads the IPOs news: intermedia agenda-setting in a routinized and standardized news context.” Poster presentation at the 70th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference (May 2020)
  • So, M. H. Brian, Cheung, M. M., & Lam, B. S. (2019). “Regulation, routinization and standardization: Challenges to the professionalism of financial journalism in the context of IPO news” paper accepted and presented in The annual conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR, July 2019)
  • Cheung, M. F., Lam, S. Y. & So. M. H. (2019). “Strategic communicator or event organiser? The scope of the financial public relations profession in the IPO context,” paper presented at The 18th International Conference on Research in Advertising 2019 (Krems, June 2019)
  • So, M. H. Brian, Zhang, Tianbo & Chan, Oi Yan. (2018) “Predicting Usage Patterns of Financial News Information Apps: A U&G 1.0 and 2.0 Perspective” paper accepted and presented in The 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (May, 2018)
  • TopProfessional Membership
    CFA Society Hong Kong (香港特許金融分析師學會)