Humour below the line : Reader comments on the migrant crisis

Authors

CHOVANEC Jan

Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Citation
Description The presentations deals with the phenomenon of humour in readers' online comments on the topic of the recent migrant crisis. It pays attention to how the commentors draw on shared cultural knowledge, using irony and allusion to poke fun at various outgroups, while constructing a sense of an imaginary (national) community bound.
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