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Zhao Xinshu

BaptistU staff want answers on ex-dean's role

A staff union will seek clarification from the Baptist University president today as to whether former dean Professor Zhao Xinshu can continue to teach until he turns 60.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am

The polling scandal


9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

New panel 'must probe poll scandal'

Pan-democratic chief executive candidate Albert Ho Chun-yan yesterday called for an independent panel to be set up to continue probing the Baptist University poll scandal.

9 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

I'm in the dark on poll call, Tang says

Chief executive candidate Henry Tang Ying-yen says he does not know - and does not care - which media organisation prompted his campaigners to phone the research team behind a controversial Baptist University survey last month.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Opinion doesn't count any more

Reputation is everything in the opinion polling business. Baptist University has lost whatever esteem it had with its flawed survey on public sentiment towards chief executive candidates Leung Chun-ying and Henry Tang Ying-yen. Professor Zhao Xinshu, the dean of its school of communications and director of its fledgling research centre, has sensibly resigned from the posts, citing misjudgment.

8 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Rise and fall of a loyalist

It has been a bad few months for Professor Zhao Xinshu. He lost his job as dean after releasing results of a survey on candidates for chief executive early, and a poll he worked on in Macau was criticised for having leading questions.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Dean tells why he decided to quit

The dean of Baptist University's School of Communication, embroiled in a row over the premature release of opinion poll results on the chief executive election, said he hoped his resignation would end a 'power struggle'.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Dean resigns over poll scandal

The dean of Baptist University's School of Communications resigned over a scandal involving the early release of a poll on the chief executive race. But many key questions remained unanswered in a report by a review panel released yesterday.

7 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Inquiry into controversial poll was 'unprofessional'

A closed-door investigation into a Baptist University popularity poll on chief-executive candidates was 'unprofessional', employees and students said, and involved only a few general questions.

1 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Poll row academic denies political aim

A top academic at the centre of a row over a poll on the popularity of the men vying to become the next chief executive said his decision to release early results had not been politically motivated.

Professor Zhao Xinshu has apologised for the negative impact the incident has had on the image of the university at which he works.

22 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Dean released poll too early

The head of Baptist University's School of Communication has come under fire for releasing data from a popularity survey on chief executive candidates before the study was officially completed.

19 Jan 2012 - 12:00am