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Campaign leaks and the far-right: who influenced #Macronleaks on Twitter?

Ahmed, Wasim and Downing, Joseph (2017) Campaign leaks and the far-right: who influenced #Macronleaks on Twitter? LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (12 Jun 2017). Website.

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Shortly before the French presidential election, a large number of emails from Emmanuel Macron’s campaign were leaked online. The details of the leak quickly spread on social media, but mainstream news organisations in France were prohibited from publishing the material. Wasim Ahmed and Joseph Downing present an analysis of how the leak spread and what lessons it can provide for future campaign hacks in high profile elections.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s)
Divisions: European Institute
Social Policy
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 09:16
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 21:03

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