Preface - Hans Mathias Kepplinger
Introduction - Peter Vasterman
I. Theory, concepts and methodology
1. Media hypes, moral panics and the ambiguous nature of facts. Urban security as discursive formation
2. News waves in a changing media landscape 1950-2014
Wouter van Atteveldt, Nel Ruigrok, Kasper Welbers, and Carina Jacobi
3. The dynamics of media attention to issues: toward standardizing measures, dimensions, and profiles
4. Hype, argumentation and scientific dissemination
II. Anatomy of self-reinforcing dynamics: case studies
5. The mechanisms of media storms
6. Much ado about nothing - five media hypes in a comparative perspective
7. From media wave to media tsunami. The ‘Charter of Values’ debate in Quebec, 2012-2014
Thierry Giasson, Marie-Michèle Sauvageau and Colette Brin
8. How a small-scale panic turns into an unstoppable news wave about mass mugging on the beach.
Gonçalo Pereira Rosa
III. Impact on issues, crises and public opinion
9. Dynamics of media hype: interactivity of the media and the public
Ik Jae Chung
10. Why and how media storms affect front-line workers. Scandalized Danish cre`ches as an example
Pernille Carlsson and Christian Elmelund-Præstekær
11. Media hypes and public opinion. Human interest frames and hype fatigue.
Audun Beyer, Tine Ustad Figenschou
12. News waves generating attentionscapes — opportunity or a waste of time for the public?
Marianne Paimre and Halliki Harro-Loit
IV. Interactivity: the role of the social media
13. Modeling issue-attention dynamics in a hybrid media system
14. You won’t believe how co-dependent they are, or: media hype and the interaction of news media, social media and the user
15. From racial hoaxes to media hypes. Fake news’ real consequences.
Andrea Cerase and Claudia Santoro
16. Reputational damage in Twitter #hijack: factors, dynamics and response strategies for crowdsourced campaigns
Augustine Pang, Jeremiah Icanh Lim Limsico, Lishan Phong, Bernadette Joy Lopez Lareza, and Sim Yee Low
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List of figures and tables