Essays about: "Twitter"

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  1. 1. Be better than nationalism: overcoming economic inequality for international solidarity. Using social movement theory to deconstruct the cultural ideology of the Alternative for Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Lisa Neidl; [2021]
    Keywords : Economic Inequality; International Solidarity; Social Movement Theory; Sustainability Science; Alternative for Germany AfD ; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis advocates for the evaluation of current sociopolitical conflicts through the lens of social movement theory, as a decisive path to deconstruct the premises of the German right-wing party Alternative for Germany (Alternative für Deutschland, AfD). The party is conceptualized as an institutionalized social movement, which is insufficiently answering public material grievances caused by economic inequality with the cultural response of nationalistic solidarity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysing Journalists Written English on Twitter : A comparative study of language used in news coverage on Twitter and conventional news sites

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Douglas Askman; [2021]
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    Abstract : The English language is in constant transition, it always has been and always will be. Historically the change has been caused by colonisation and migration. Today, however, the change is initiated by a much more powerful instrument: the Internet. READ MORE

  3. 3. 'All Women Are Like That' : Men Going Their Own Way: Understanding the Interplay Between Online Platforms and Counterpublic Dynamics

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Aler; [2021]
    Keywords : counterpublics; online platforms; platform affordances; netnography; public sphere; anti-feminism;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role of online platforms in relation to anti-progressive counterpublic dynamics. Counterpublicsare understood as alternative discursive arenas that form in response to exclusion from the wider public sphere. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coronavirus and the use of Twitter amongst journalists: A mixed-method analysis

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/JMG - Inst f journalistik och masskomm

    Author : Declan McCann; [2020-10-12]
    Keywords : Coronavirus; Twitter;

    Abstract : The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous impact on humanity and news media has become dominated by coverage of the virus. This thesis examines the ways in which journalists have used Twitter during this time. Focus was placed on the journalistic roles that the journalists performed on Twitter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Shift in Opinion or Change of Expression Public Reaction on Twitter to Abortion Policy Changes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Lindahl; [2020-09-21]
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    Abstract : In 2019, nine US states voted on drastic policy changes to restrict access to abortion. Did the American population react to these policy changes, and if so how? Theory suggests that if the public disagrees with the policy changes, public opinion moves in the opposite direction of the policies. This is referred to as the Thermostat theory. READ MORE