Controversy, activism and social media

IAMCR 2021 Online Conference is now over. The full papers presented in this online conference paper panel are no longer accessible. You can see the original abstracts of the papers submitted for presentation in the abstract books.

Discussant: Franzisca Weder (University of Queensland)

Controversy, activism and social media
Chair:
Annika
Egan Sjölander
Umeå University
1492
Advocacy for the ‘Right to Water’ Law: An Analysis of the Water-People Alliance Campaign in India
Ram
Yadav
Jagran Lakecity University
1830
Visible damages, silent voices: Mariana’s and Brumadinho’s Brazilian disasters in the news
Thamara
Santos
Coimbra
338
The network agenda-setting power of legacy media: A case study of WeChat pub-lic accounts’ coverage of the Trans Mountain pipeline controversy
Sibo
Chen
Ryerson University
1255
Visual and multimodal metaphors in climate change communication: a study of the construction of senses in NGOs posters and Instagram publications
Priscila
Muniz
Universidade Federal de Alagoas
Isaltina
Gomes
Universidade Federal de Pernambuco