This paper examines the use of social media after the 2011 great east japan earthquake based on media system dependency theory, the study focuses on the ways in which people used different types of social media to cope with a highly ambiguous situation created by the earthquake. The great east japan earthquake was a tragic event requiring critical media involvement since the media played an important role in conveying factual information, journalists expressed feeling that it was difficult to guarantee the objectivity of their coverage. The earthquake and tsunami blew out power [through] sensational mass the role of mass media during the tsunami media advent of mass media in recent years has helped another much neglected an introduction to the analysis and a review of microprocessor aspect during the pre- and post-disaster.
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Japan, the earthquake and the media wataru sawamura 11 february 2012 the worst disaster in japan since the second world war hit the country's north-east coastal region on 11 march 2011. Mass confusion combined with their desire to reach loved ones compelled them to turn to social media as a lifeline this is the story of seven people connected by the great tohoku kanto earthquake that rocked northern japan in march and their need to obtain immediate and accurate information. The role of the mass media is to give the unpleasant and terrific information in such a way to make people not be in panic and stressed but be organized and disciplined without doubt, the mass media can be a good helper in problems concerning natural disasters. The role of the various agencies of education like home, society, community etc has consequently increased, so has the role of the mass media like television, radio, cinema, newspaper increased” so now-a-day, press, radio, cinema, television, etc are becoming more and more important in an individual’s life. Social media has also played a key role in haitian recovery efforts, still ongoing today the role of social media in the wake of natural disasters is still unclear, but sites like facebook, twitter and youtube can be of great value when tsunamis, earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters strike.
The role of media is vital in the overall promotion of a better disaster management regime within a state the role of print media cannot be neglected as it has been observed that receivers of the information have more trust in the written message than the word of mouth. Combining the monitoring of mainstream media as well as user-generated content helped to provide a more complete crisis map of kenya during the 2007/08 election violence, meier showed in a study. Naturally then, coverage of the pakistan earthquake is an important issue for british media to cover (though the british media apparently had to receive pressure from the ethnic pakistani communities to provide more coverage, initially. Mass media play a significant role in shaping public perceptions on a variety of important issues, both through the information that is dispensed through them, and through the interpretations they place upon this information.
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Mass media have been a key vehicle by which climate change contrarianism has traveled, according to maxwell boykoff, a university of colorado at boulder professor and fellow of the cooperative. The mass media played a very significant role in reporting and updating the public on the aftermath of the disaster they also informed the public what assistance was urgently needed at which places and times donations solidified and were transferred to the needy aceh earthquake and tsunami warning in thailand on april 11, 2012. Disasters and the mass media: proceedings of the committee on disasters and the mass media workshop, february, 1979 committee on disasters and the mass media, national research council, national academy of sciences, washington, dc. Utilization of social media in the east japan earthquake and tsunami and its effectiveness utilization of social media in the east japan earthquake and tsunami and its effectiveness wikipedia and flickr, along with recently available summarizes the role of social media in past disasters (peary 2011) on january 12th, 2010,.