Social media communication during disease outbreaks: Findings and recommendations

Colin McInnes, Harald Hornmoen

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The chapter provides recommendations for key communicators’ social media use during pandemic threats. Recommendations are based on findings from two sets of case studies during the 2014-15 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa: the use by authorities in UK and Norway during the 2014-15 West African Ebola outbreak; and the use by established media in the UK.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSocial Media Use in Risk and Crisis Communication
EditorsKlas Backholm, Harald Hornmoen
PublisherEmerald Group Publishing
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 01 Oct 2018


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