De-framing disaster: affective encounters with raw and autonomous media

  title={De-framing disaster: affective encounters with raw and autonomous media},
  author={Anthony McCosker},
  pages={382 - 396}
In recent years, the massive devastation and suffering caused by global-scale disasters has fuelled intense flows of Web-based media and communicative exchange. Where studies of traditional broadcast disaster media have often sought to identify the frames that position victims and viewers, this paper focuses on those forms of emerging media that operate outside of and to some extent work to de-frame institutional coverage through modes of affect. A heightened affectivity can be identified in… 
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