This book is among the first to use a "media events" framework to examine China's Internet activism and politics, and the first study of the transformation of China's media events through the parameter of online activism. The author locates the practices of major modes of online activism in China (shanzhai [culture jamming]; citizen journalism; and weiguan [mediated mobilisation]) into different types of Chinese media events (ritual celebration, natural disaster, political scandal). The contextualised analysis of online ...

Media Events in Web 2.0 China: Interventions of Online Activism 2016, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845198312

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Media Events in Web 2.0 China: Interventions of Online Activism 2015, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton

ISBN-13: 9781845196356

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