The BBC Broadcast of ‘India’s Daughter’ : An Examination of the Interactions between Mainstream Media and Social Media. / Barn, Balbir Singh; Barn, Ravinder; Raimondi, Franco.

In: International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology, Vol. 11, No. 1&2, 2018, p. 1-10.

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In: International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology, Vol. 11, No. 1&2, 2018, p. 1-10.

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Barn BS, Barn R, Raimondi F. The BBC Broadcast of ‘India’s Daughter’: An Examination of the Interactions between Mainstream Media and Social Media. International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology. 2018;11(1&2):1-10.

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Barn, Balbir Singh ; Barn, Ravinder ; Raimondi, Franco. / The BBC Broadcast of ‘India’s Daughter’ : An Examination of the Interactions between Mainstream Media and Social Media. In: International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology. 2018 ; Vol. 11, No. 1&2. pp. 1-10.

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