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Communicating borders—Governments deterring asylum seekers through social media campaigns

This academic article is a case study of the Norwegian government’s ‘Stricter Asylum Regulations in Norway’ campaign on Facebook, exploring the opportunities and challenges involved in communication campaigns directed at migrants in a potentially vulnerable situation.

Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Target Audience
Academia
Author
Jan-Paul Brekke
Kjersti Thorbjørnsrud
Language
Geographic Scope
Country
Norway
Workstream Output
No
Regional Review Process
No
Cross Cutting Theme
Keywords
ICT facilitating travel & migration
Status
Published

Communicating borders—Governments deterring asylum seekers through social media campaigns

This academic article is a case study of the Norwegian government’s ‘Stricter Asylum Regulations in Norway’ campaign on Facebook, exploring the opportunities and challenges involved in communication campaigns directed at migrants in a potentially vulnerable situation.


*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of United Nations Security Council resolution 1244 (1999).