How to Twitter a tragedy

Watson, H. (2009) How to Twitter a tragedy. Spiked.

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Abstract

On Saturday 5 December, a fire swept through a nightclub in the Russian city of Perm, killing over 100 people. In this slideshow, Hayley Watson, a PhD researcher into social-networking and politics, explores how Twitter was used to report on, explain and find meaning in the fire.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P0087 Communication. Mass media
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > Applied Social Sciences
Depositing User: Users 126 not found.
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2012 16:40
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 14:09
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/10498

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