Åsa Thelander

Åsa Thelander

Åsa Thelander is associate professor and senior lecturer in strategic communication at Lund University, Sweden. Her research interests include: visual studies, consumer research and qualitative methodology.

Three strategies to handle visuals in crisis communication  

Visuals play an important role in defining a given event as a crisis. For example, images influence how people interpret, experience and project meaning onto a crisis. Images can also mitigate or deepen a crisis, and even cause new ones.

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