Media Events in Web 2.0 China: Interventions of Online by Jian Xu

By Jian Xu

This e-book is likely one of the first to take advantage of a "media occasions" framework to check China's web activism and politics, and the 1st examine of the transformation of China's media occasions throughout the parameter of on-line activism. the writer locates the practices of significant modes of on-line activism in China (shanzhai [culture jamming]; citizen journalism; and weiguan [mediated mobilization]) into sorts of chinese language media occasions (ritual party, traditional catastrophe, political scandal). The contextualized research of on-line activism therefore allows exploration of the spatial, temporal and relational dimensions of chinese language on-line activism with different social agents.

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