Willingness to Help Following the Sichuan Earthquake

Abstract

Examining individuals’ TV and Internet involvement following the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, this study demonstrates that involvement with disaster media renders positive and negative effects on viewers. Although TV involvement increases perceived stress, TV and Internet involvement predict perceived gains of social-relational resources (e.g., companionship… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0093650210388407

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