Proceedings of the 2017 3rd International Conference on Economics, Social Science, Arts, Education and Management Engineering (ESSAEME 2017)

The Impacts of Social Media on Political Communication: a Case Study of News on Chinese Officials' Corruption

Authors
Wenzhe Zhu
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Wenzhe Zhu
Available Online July 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/essaeme-17.2017.72How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Social Media, Political Communication, Social Mobilization.
Abstract
In recent years, social media develops rapidly in China, and changes the traditional media pattern in this new era of information. Due to the widespread of social media, ordinary Chinese people now have different ways to take part in political events. Social media has become the platform of political participation and social governance for ordinary people. In this paper, news on corrupt officials is taken as an example to study the impacts of social media on political communication from the perspective of political communication. Then social media's initiative functions in the political communication, political participation and public opinion guidance are analyzed to confirm the strategic value of social media in political communication.
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