Crisis communication

Bruns, Axel (2014) Crisis communication. In Cunningham, Stuart & Turnbull, Sue (Eds.) The Media and Communications in Australia. Allen & Unwin, Sydney, Australia, pp. 351-355.

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Abstract

While a substantial part of the discourse around social media continues to focus on concerns over cyberbullying or other undesirable practices, the important role which such media play in information dissemination, especially in the context of natural disasters and other acute events, is also being realised. A series of natural and human-made crisis events since 2011, including several major natural disasters in Australia, have highlighted this role.

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ID Code: 66726
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: crisis communication, social media, Australia, Twitter
ISBN: 9781743311639
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Studies (200101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100) > Media Studies (200104)
Divisions: Past > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Current > Research Centres > Centre for Emergency & Disaster Management
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Axel Bruns
Copyright Statement: Copyright of individual chapters remains with the authors
Deposited On: 28 Jan 2014 22:54
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2016 12:43

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