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Is Twitter a populist paradise?

Jacobs, Kristof and Spierings, Niels (2018) Is Twitter a populist paradise? Democratic Audit Blog (18 Apr 2018). Blog Entry.

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A prominent social media presence is typically seen as critical to the success of populist politicians. However, Kristof Jacobs and Niels Spierings find that in the key case of the Netherlands, populist politicians were slower to adopt Twitter and engage with fewer people on it, seemingly preferring instead to stick to their own echo chamber.

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Additional Information: © 2018 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 13:03
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022 13:03

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