Chinese Social Media in the Wake of the Coronavirus

It’s been said before that social media is a powerful tool and that’s no less true when it comes to the coronavirus. With fears about contracting the virus rampant, it’s fueled a lot of online misinformation and rumours on Chinese social media platforms. What’s being done about this, and is it effective?

To help us answer that question, The Daily was joined by Haiqing Yu, Associate Professor from the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University, who is also currently in quarantine.

Read the original article here.

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