Studies of New Media’s Rumors

  • Wenbo Kuang
Part of the Sociology, Media and Journalism in China book series (SMJC)


This chapter mainly discusses the concept, characteristics and typical cases of network rumors, particularly studies on the communication of network rumors with Chinese characteristics and proposes the model of network rumor communication, spreading and dissolution.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenbo Kuang
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  1. 1.Renmin University of ChinaBeijingChina

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