Filters








395 Hits in 9.2 sec

Popping the bubble may not be enough: news media role in online political polarization [article]

Jordan K Kobellarz, Milos Brocic, Alexandre R Graeml, Daniel Silver, Thiago H Silva
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We collected politics-related tweets shared during the 2018 Brazilian presidential election and the 2019 Canadian federal election.  ...  A way of reducing polarization would be by distributing cross-partisan news among individuals with distinct political orientations, i.e., "popping the bubbles".  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Michelle Reddy for the ongoing discussions on the thematic of this study.  ... 
arXiv:2109.08906v1 fatcat:rinx2xxum5gmhcls4v4435mbwa

POLITICS OR PIETY? UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC PIETY AND POLITICAL EXPRESSIONS OF INDONESIAN MUSLIM IN ONLINE SPHERE

Aqida Nuril Salma
2019 Jurnal Sosiologi Reflektif  
Based on online observations combined with computational method, this paper tries to analyzes intriguing examples of how social media, the religious, and the everyday politics intersect, focusing on contemporary  ...  expressions of piety through political attitudes in an online sphere.  ...  Partisan alignments and political polarization online: a computational approach to understanding the French and US presidential election.In Proceedings of the 2 nd Workshop on Politics, Elections and Data  ... 
doi:10.14421/jsr.v13i12.1510 fatcat:hdriaepezzeivkgpxsomoktpnu

Bots, elections, and social media: a brief overview [article]

Emilio Ferrara
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this chapter, we summarize our findings of bot operations in the context of the 2016 and 2018 US Presidential and Midterm elections and the 2017 French Presidential election.  ...  We studied the characteristics and activity of bots around major political events, including elections in various countries.  ...  Acknowledgements The author is grateful to his collaborators and coauthors on the topics covered in this paper, in particular Adam Badawy, Alessandro Bessi, Ashok Deb, and Luca Luceri, who contributed  ... 
arXiv:1910.01720v1 fatcat:6liypsz5xbhjhez27mydhyp2ti

Social Media, Political Polarization, and Political Disinformation: A Review of the Scientific Literature

Joshua Tucker, Andrew Guess, Pablo Barbera, Cristian Vaccari, Alexandra Siegel, Sergey Sanovich, Denis Stukal, Brendan Nyhan
2018 Social Science Research Network  
on social media sites are frequently negative and uncivil, which contributes to the rise in affective polarization.  ...  exposure, which has a range of positive effects on civic engagement, political moderation, and the quality of democratic politics, but also facilitates the spread of misinformation. (3) Political exchanges  ...  to the 2017 French election, tweeting anti-Macron content.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3144139 fatcat:yfs63h3lhnbl7cziilsvknqucy

A Survey on Computational Politics

Ehsan ul Haq, Tristan Braud, Young D. Kwon, Pan Hui
2020 IEEE Access  
Computational Politics is the study of computational methods to analyze and moderate users' behaviors related to political activities such as election campaign persuasion, political affiliation, and opinion  ...  In this survey, we attempt to categorize main areas in computational politics and summarize the prominent studies in one place to better understand computational politics across different and multidimensional  ...  This article also shows that these new variants can be used to find community membership for users. The study used a Twitter dataset from the French presidential elections in 2012.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3034983 fatcat:2bmalhdbwnfblbawqs2vylyeqm

A Survey on Computational Politics [article]

Ehsan ul Haq, Tristan Braud, Young D. Kwon, Pan Hui
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Computational Politics is the study of computational methods to analyze and moderate users' behaviors related to political activities such as election campaign persuasion, political affiliation, and opinion  ...  In this survey, we attempt to categorize main areas in computational politics and summarize the prominent studies in one place to better understand computational politics across different and multidimensional  ...  This paper also shows that these new variants can be used to find community membership for users. The study used a Twitter dataset from the French presidential elections in 2012.  ... 
arXiv:1908.06069v2 fatcat:pddftf5k25errpzrpgavkbs32m

Why Do States Intervene in the Elections of Others?

Johannes Bubeck, Kai Jäger, Nikolay Marinov, Federico Nanni
2019 Social Science Research Network  
The United States is more likely to support the opposition, and the democratic process abroad, if a pro-US opposition is facing an anti-US government.  ...  It is is more likely to support the government, and undermine the democratic process abroad, if a pro-US government is facing an anti-US opposition.  ...  We evaluate in online Appendix F, Figure F .7 whether elections in which the incumbent's office is contested (a presidential election in a presidential system or any parliamentary election in a parliamentary  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3435138 fatcat:w6rfezuonbe2hclkpckuxsdhei

Linguistic Implications of Political Tweets

Abdulaziz Alshahrani
2020 International Journal of English Linguistics  
Among the social media, Twitter is widely used by political leaders and the public to express opinions about various political issues.  ...  A table categorising the methods used in the papers was useful to derive some conclusions.  ...  This method was tested in the case of US Presidential election. The main task was to classify political election tweets into positive and negative.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijel.v10n4p203 fatcat:yv2i5jokobckpkload5ut4tfd4

Acting the Part

Ahmer Arif, Leo Graiden Stewart, Kate Starbird
2018 Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction  
Addressing these questions contributes to a fuller account of the dynamics that emerge between information operations and those who use social media platforms for cooperative work such as grassroots political  ...  We approach these questions from a CSCW perspective, adapting methods from the field of crisis informatics [2, 34, 42] to analyze both the large-scale interactions between these accounts and other members  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is a collaboration between the emCOMP lab and DataLab at the University of Washington and was supported by Office of Naval Research Grants N000141712980 and N000141812012  ... 
doi:10.1145/3274289 fatcat:vyqeiz5jtzbgdn7hm6dhprk6ne

Sharp power in social media: Patterns from datasets across electoral campaigns

Simo Hanouna, Omer Neu, Sharon Pardo, Oren Tsur, Hila Zahavi
2021 Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies  
The large-scale cross-cross-sectional approach enabled a distinctive perspective on foreign political meddling in Twitter during the recent federal election campaign.  ...  Using Christopher Walker's and Jessica Ludwig's 'sharp power' theoretical framework, and based on some preliminary findings from the May 2019 European Parliament election and the two 2019 rounds of elections  ...  Using the sharp power theoretical framework and based on a trans-continental approach, with some preliminary findings from the May 2019 European Parliament election and the two 2019 rounds of elections  ... 
doi:10.30722/anzjes.vol11.iss3.15110 fatcat:vgy5spomfve3vgxzqppfenxh7u

Discovering political topics in Facebook discussion threads with graph contextualization

Yilin Zhang, Marie Poux-Berthe, Chris Wells, Karolina Koc-Michalska, Karl Rohe
2018 Annals of Applied Statistics  
We propose a graph contextualization method, pairGraphText, to study political engagement on Facebook during the 2012 French presidential election.  ...  More recent analyses of online political discourse are less optimistic, identifying instead vitriol, "trolling", and larger patterns of partisan polarization.  ...  We thank Emma Krauska and Fan Chen from University of Wisconsin-Madison for their discussions to name pairGraphText.  ... 
doi:10.1214/18-aoas1191 fatcat:5bpjowaa4jcotcu4cblgzlccay

The Digital Transformation of News Media and the Rise of Disinformation and Fake News

Bertin Martens, Luis Aguiar, Estrella GGmez, Frank Mueller-Langer
2018 Social Science Research Network  
The impact of (fake) news on politics Concerns about fake news started in the wake of the US presidential elections in 2016 and were repeated during the French elections in 2017.  ...  Prior (2013) examines if the emergence of more partisan media has contributed to political polarization. Evidence points to some polarization among the politically involved citizens in the US.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3164170 fatcat:tgdkuxupijcafncfdzpmnyx7eq

Corporate Sociopolitical Activism and Firm Value

Yashoda Bhagwat, Nooshin L. Warren, Joshua T. Beck, George F. Watson
2020 Journal of Marketing  
However, many stakeholders now expect firms to demonstrate their values by expressing public support for or opposition to one side of a partisan sociopolitical issue, a phenomenon the authors call "corporate  ...  Using signaling and screening theories, the authors analyze 293 CSA events initiated by 149 firms across 39 industries, and find that, on average, CSA elicits an adverse reaction from investors.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank the participants of the 2019 Winter AMA Conference in Austin, the 2018 Theory þ Practice in Marketing Conference in Los Angeles, and the 2018 ISBM conference in Boston  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022242920937000 fatcat:vskc3chnkvdz3hrco6vabii43u

Digital media and misinformation: An outlook on multidisciplinary strategies against manipulation

Danielle Caled, Mário J. Silva
2021 Journal of Computational Social Science  
The discussion encompasses journalistic, educational, governmental and computational viewpoints on the topic.  ...  AbstractThis review discusses the dynamic mechanisms of misinformation creation and spreading used in social networks.  ...  Remarkable events are pointed out as the effects of group polarization, as the 2016 US presidential election, and 2016 EU referendum in the UK [54] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42001-021-00118-8 pmid:34075349 pmcid:PMC8156576 fatcat:3uagqf2i2ndpdcxei7wceynxzy

Cycles in Politics: Wavelet Analysis of Political Time Series

Luís Aguiar-Conraria, Pedro C. Magalhães, Maria Joana Soares
2012 American Journal of Political Science  
In this paper, we present the tools of wavelet analysis and apply them to the study to two lingering puzzles in the political science literature: the existence to cycles in election returns in the United  ...  M Ma ag ga al lh hã ãe es s M Ma ar ri ia a J Jo oa an na a S So oa ar re es s Abstract Spectral analysis and ARMA models have been the most common weapons of choice for the detection of cycles in political  ...  Newer generations will be less connected to the existing party system and have weaker partisan loyalties, rendering them more available to be mobilized into new alignments.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-5907.2011.00566.x fatcat:yw7dgit4vrfw7hqn735ac5yid4
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 395 results