Kenneth Benoit | The Brexit Debate through Social Media

source: London School of Economics and Political Science    2017年1月30日
A copy of the slides (pdf) can be downloaded here: http://www.lse.ac.uk/assets/richmedia...
Using over 35 million Tweets collected in the year before the Brexit referendum, we analyse the debate and campaign through social media to track the framing, the argumentation, and the patterns of communication about the issues and consequences of the vote.

Kenneth Benoit (@kenbenoit) is Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods, and Head of the Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Sara Hobolt (@sarahobolt) is the Sutherland Chair in European Institutions at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Jennifer Jackson Preece is Associate Professor in Nationalism in Europe at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science.
Jean-Christophe Plantin (@JCPlantin) is Assistant Professor at the Department of Media & Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science.

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