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Media and mediators in contemporary protests: Headlines and hashtags in the june 2013 in Brazil

Brazil

ISBN: 978-1-78635-786-1, eISBN: 978-1-78635-785-4

ISSN: 2050-2060

Publication date: 30 May 2017

Abstract

The research analyzed the extent to which the events occurring on the streets shaped and/or reflected user-generated social media content.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

This chapter is the fruit of collective work of the research group NetLab in the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, composed by undergraduate and graduate students. As a group, we from NetLab thank scholarship students from Capes’ Program “Jovens Talentos” of 2013 and 2014, and also Yuri David Esteves and Flora Castro who cooperated in an important stage of data analysis. Finally, a special thanks to Ana Teresa Amaro Caldana, Erika Cristina Zordan, Marcos Marinho, and Carlos Eduardo Barros Pinto (Kadu), who although having recently joined the research group, also took part in the final stage of the study and reinforce our group for the continuation of our research.

Citation

Santini, R.M., Silva, D., Brasil, T., Rezende, R., Terra, C., Traiano, H., Seto, K., De Orlandis, M. and Rescala, C. (2017), "Media and mediators in contemporary protests: Headlines and hashtags in the june 2013 in Brazil", Brazil (Studies in Media and Communications, Vol. 13), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 259-278. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2050-206020170000013019

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