Frida Qi (Xin Qi)

Doctoral Student

Frida Qi (Xin Qi) is a doctoral student who has interests in various topics within media sociology and journalism. She is interested in investigating the relationship between emerging technologies and media ethics from a social perspective. Her research also touches on journalism studies in which her focus falls on people who work in the industry. She also has passion in theoretical thinking in the realm of freedom of press.

Qi’s academic interests stemmed from her experience as a U.S.-trained investigative reporter working in China where she encountered ethical dilemmas on the daily basis. Prior to her time in China, she worked as a business and general assignment reporter in Tennessee.

Qi was a data assistant at Investigative Reporters and Editors and vice president of MU Chapter of Asian American Journalists Association when she was a master’s student.

Qi earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Her master’s graduate project focused on objectivity in investigative journalism. Her bachelor’s degree in journalism was from Jinan University in Guangzhou, China.

When Qi is not reading or writing academically, she might be writing songs, playing different musical instruments, traveling, cooking, or doing various sports.

Updated: October 6, 2023