Connecting the (Far-)Right Dots: A Topic Modeling and Hyperlink Analysis of (Far-)Right Media Coverage during the US Elections 2016

@article{Kaiser2020ConnectingT,
  title={Connecting the (Far-)Right Dots: A Topic Modeling and Hyperlink Analysis of (Far-)Right Media Coverage during the US Elections 2016},
  author={J. Kaiser and Adrian Rauchfleisch and N. Bourassa},
  journal={Digital Journalism},
  year={2020},
  volume={8},
  pages={422 - 441}
}
  • J. Kaiser, Adrian Rauchfleisch, N. Bourassa
  • Published 2020
  • Political Science
  • Digital Journalism
  • Abstract The 2016 US election and the victory of Donald Trump are closely connected to a perceived rise of the far-right in the United States. We build upon public sphere and alternative media theory to discuss the relevance of alternative media for the US (far-)right and whether the election period and the candidate Trump allowed far-right alternative media to establish themselves in the (far-) right networked public sphere. We investigate whether it has come to a convergence of topics between… CONTINUE READING
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