Micro-blogging Memories: Weibo and Collective Remembering in by Eileen Le Han

By Eileen Le Han

This e-book deals an in-depth account of social media, journalism and collective reminiscence via a five-year research of Weibo, a number one chinese language micro-blogging platform, and prism of transitional China in a globalizing world. 
How does society take into account public occasions within the speedily altering age of social media? 
Eileen Le Han examines how several types of public occasions are shared, debated, and their ancient importance and worthiness of remembrance highlighted on Weibo. Journalism performs an important half in mobilizing collective remembering of those occasions, in a society with speedily altering subject matters at the platform, the tightening country keep an eye on, and nationalism at the rise. 
The first 5 years of Weibo mirror a dramatic switch in chinese language society, the place newshounds, media execs, and opinion leaders in different fields of craftsmanship, including traditional electorate without delay tormented by those alterations in lifestyle collaborate to witness the quick social transition. 

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