THE BLUE WHALE GAME: THE FIVE DIMENSIONS OF NEWS STORYTELLING

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Based on the American researcher Julia Sonnevend’s concept of the five dimensions of transnational storytelling, the article examines the consistent patterns of the transformation of local incidents into global news. Authors speculate the ossibilities to extrapolate the named concept to unfinished stories of events that are unfolding at the moment. The subjects of the study are the mass-media narratives on the Blue Whale game that transforming before our eyes from the series of local controversial incidents into a transnational news story.


L O Algavi

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algavi_lo@pfur.ru
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Miklukho-Maklaya str., 10/2, Moscow, Russia, 117198

Algavi Leila Omarovna, Candidate of Philology, Assistant professor of the Department of theory and history of journalism. PFUR.

Sh N Kadyrova

kadyrova_shn@pfur.ru
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Miklukho-Maklaya str., 10/2, Moscow, Russia, 117198

Kadyrova Shuanat Nabievna, Candidate of Philology, Assistant professor of the Department of theory and history of journalism. PFUR.

N E Rastorgueva

rastorgueva_ne@pfur.ru
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia Miklukho-Maklaya str., 10/2, Moscow, Russia, 117198

Rastorgueva Natalya Evgenevna, Candidate of Philology, Assistant professor of the Department of theory and history of journalism. PFUR.

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