Media and Large-scale Demonstrations: The Pro-democracy Movement in Post-handover Hong Kong

@article{Chan2007MediaAL,
  title={Media and Large-scale Demonstrations: The Pro-democracy Movement in Post-handover Hong Kong},
  author={J. Chan and F. Lee},
  journal={Asian Journal of Communication},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={215 - 228}
}
  • J. Chan, F. Lee
  • Published 2007
  • Sociology
  • Asian Journal of Communication
  • This article reviews the dynamic relationship between the media and the large-scale pro-democracy demonstrations in post-handover Hong Kong. It analyzes how the media have contributed to citizen participation, its roles in constructing the movement's self-understanding, and the impacts of the demonstrations on media discourses. The media and interpersonal networks are found to play instrumental roles in facilitating large-scale demonstrations, resulting in a mode of self-mobilization. Media… CONTINUE READING
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