Viral news event case studies – Social media networking and the distribution of news in China

Presenter: Weiwei Xu, PhD candidate, University of Sydney. Abstract: With the innovation of Web 2.0 and the rise of mobile Internet (Goggin, 2011, 2012), the emergence of social media platforms have transformed the ways that people acquire and distribute news. This means that news producers become simultaneously receivers or, as Bruns calls them, “produsers” (2005). … Continue reading Viral news event case studies – Social media networking and the distribution of news in China