Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
T. Kim-Trang Tran
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© 2013 Meredith O. Kertzman
This thesis examines the ways in which Reddit, a social news aggregator, functions as a tool that allows users to give and receive support and information during times of crisis. By exploring how Reddit was used in the aftermath of the Aurora shootings of July 2012 and the Boston bombings of April 2013, this thesis argues that Reddit has the potential to be a powerful and useful tool in times of crisis.
Kertzman, Meredith O., "Reddit Alert: The Function and Future of Reddit as a Crisis Communication Tool" (2013). Scripps Senior Theses. 245.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.