Maëlle Bazin is a doctoral student at the Interdisciplinary Center for Research and Analysis of the Media, at Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, in Paris, France. She is also lecturer at the French Press Institute. Her thesis is related to media narratives of ordinary people’ responses to Paris’ terrorist attacks of January 2015 and the place of urban writings in collective grief. She is also part of the research project “Social reaction to terrorist attacks: sociography, archives and memory” (CNRS). Her main research interests are mediatization of emotions, urban writings, collective mobilization and militant iconography.