The study analyzes media representation on social media of environmental issues in China and audience attitudes toward this. The study concretes upon People Daily’s discourse of Chinese haze problems on the Chinese Twitter-- Weibo. Quantitative method and critical discourse analysis are the research methods of the study. Based on reviews of previous studies and theories on media representations, critical discourse analysis, it examines how People Daily constructs discourse about haze problems on Weibo. It also focuses on audience’s interaction in order to discuss how this strengthens, negotiates or alter the discourses about haze and identify what happened with their discourses on Weibo.
|Publisher||Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation, Högskolan i Jönköping, HLK, Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap|
|Source Sets||DiVA Archive at Upsalla University|
|Type||Student thesis, info:eu-repo/semantics/bachelorThesis, text|
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