Framing the Covid-19 pandemic's impacts on fan conventions
Keywords:Comic cons, Discourse analysis, Frame analysis
Some initial findings are presented from a media monitoring project on the Covid-19 pandemic's impacts on comic cons and other fan events during 2020. We analyzed a sample of 77 items from a corpus of 813 articles, identifying story lines and themes that framed this moment of upheaval and uncertainty.
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