New-Media’s Public Opinions of the Mass Incident

  • Wenbo Kuang
Part of the Sociology, Media and Journalism in China book series (SMJC)


This chapter mainly discusses the concept, characteristics and typical cases of mass incidents. The author particularly analyzes the basic process of the new-media mass incident, the social background for the breakout of the mass incident and the affecting factors and the action mechanism of the evolution of mass incidents.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenbo Kuang
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  1. 1.Renmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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