SMaPP: Social Media and Political Participation

SMaPP in the Media

Joshua Tucker quoted in Deutche Welle (DW) story on add buys on Facebook from “inauthentic”, possibly Russian, sources – by Michael Knigge
Washington Post explanation of how Twitter could be used to understand Brexit- by Joshua Tucker and Alexandra Siegel
Kevin Munger’s research on reducing racial harassment online feature in New York Magazine article by Jesse Singal
Joshua Tucker quoted in New York Times story on social media and protest – by Alan Rappeport and Nick Corasaniti
SMaPP lab research featured in Economist special report on Technology and Politics
Washington Post breakdown of Twitter’s role in spreading sectarian animus- by Alexandra Siegel
Al-Modon discussion of Alexandra Siegel’s Carnegie paper on Sunni-Shia sectarianism in the digital age- by Batoul Khalil
Washington Post analysis of global response to Paris terror attacks- by Alexandra Siegel
Washington Post explanation of Twitter use during the Egyptian elections- by Alexandra Siegel
Washington Post article on the Republican presidential debate- by Joshua Tucker
Bloomberg View retrospective on coverage of the Democratic debate- by Jonathan Bernstein
Washington Post analyis of Twitter use during the Democratic debate- by Andy Guess, Jonathan Nagler and Joshua Tucker
Washington Post breakdown of Rubio’s role in the Republican debate- by Andy Guess, Jonathan Nagler and Joshua Tucker
Washington Post read on Kasich’s performance in the Republican debate- by Andy Guess, Jonathan Nagler and Joshua Tucker
Sacramento Bee article on the Missouri protests, with an interview with Joshua Tucker- by Lisa Gutierrez
NJ.com analysis of the role of social media on campus protests — by Tim Darragh
Politico article on Jeb Bush, with an interview with Josh Tucker- by Daniel J. McGraw
Newsweek opinion piece exploring the way illiberal regimes use social media- by Kevin Munger
Monkey Cage consideration of the true impact of social media on protest – by Josh Tucker
New York Times discussion of work by Pablo Barberá and the role of social media in political polarization – by Claire Cain Miller
Wired report on Pablo Barberá’s finding that social media reduces mass political polarization – by Katie Collins
Interview with Josh Tucker and Olga Onuch on LSE Ideas: “Social Media and Social Networks in the EuroMaidan Protests” (VIDEO)
Interview with Joshua Tucker on Ukraine and the work of the SMaPP lab: Voice of America: Press Conference USA – by Carol Castiel (Podcast)
Joshua Tucker on social media and the Ukraine protests in: Ukraine’s Social Media Revolution Years in the Making – by Cecily Hilleary (Voice of America)
Joshua Tucker on social media and the Ukraine protests in: Ukraine’s burning question: who’s in charge? – by Olivia Ward (Toronto Star)
Ukraine protests fueled by social media – by Marita Vlachou in Washington Square News
Tweeting the Revolution: Social Media Use and the #Euromaidan Protests – by Pablo Barbera and Megan Metzger in Huffington Post
Video of geolocated tweets in Istanbul during the protest
Is the White House Bypassing the Media on Gun Control?
Tweets in the Aftermath of the Newtown Tragedy
Tweeting tragedy: From prayer to politics – Initial emotional responses on Twitter gave way to a call for more political responses in the wake of Newtown massacre.