Narratives Online Shared Stories in Social Media

Narratives Online Shared Stories in Social Media

By: Ruth Page (author)eBook
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Stories are shared by millions of people online every day. They post and re-post interactions as they re-tell and respond to large-scale mediated events. These stories are important as they can bring people together, or polarise them in opposing groups. Narratives Online explores this new genre - the shared story - and uses carefully chosen case-studies to illustrate the complex processes of sharing as they are shaped by four international social media contexts: Wikipedia, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Building on discourse analytic research, Ruth Page develops a new framework - 'Mediated Narrative Analysis' - to address the large scale, multimodal nature of online narratives, helping researchers interpret the micro- and macro-level politics that are played out in computer-mediated communication.

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  • ID: 9781108643757
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • publisher imprint: Cambridge University Press

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