The author has no competing interests to declare.
Dr Wenshan Jia is Distinguished Adjunct Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, Renmin University of China, Professor, School of Communication, Chapman University, California, USA. He is the editor of Intercultural Communication: Adapting to Emerging Global Realities (2016) and serves on the board of directors of the International Academy for Intercultural Research.
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