Russian New Media Users’ Reaction to a Meteor Explosion in Chelyabinsk: Twitter versus YouTube

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2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEmerging Genres in New Media Environments
EditorsCarolyn R. Miller, Ashley R. Kelly
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-319-40295-6
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-40294-9
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Bibliographical note

Dr N Rulyova has been examining post-Soviet Russian media and new media for the last decade. In her recent work on new media, she has drawn on the theories developed in rhetorical genre studies.


  • New Media
  • Youtube video
  • Twitter
  • tweets
  • Russia
  • Chelyabinsk
  • meteorite
  • Bakhtin
  • primary speech genres
  • secondary speech genres
  • technological devices
  • dashboard cameras
  • mobile phone
  • iPhone
  • smart phone
  • discourse
  • mode
  • identity
  • masculine gender
  • swearing
  • anti-language
  • sub-cultural groups
  • regional dialect
  • global genres
  • local discourse
  • domestication
  • new media platform
  • ‘fail’ genre
  • popular culture
  • jokes
  • news reports
  • written language
  • spoken language

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