Drawing the Lines of Contention: Networked Frame Contests Within #BlackLivesMatter Discourse

@article{Stewart2017DrawingTL,
  title={Drawing the Lines of Contention: Networked Frame Contests Within #BlackLivesMatter Discourse},
  author={Leo Graiden Stewart and Ahmer Arif and A. Conrad Nied and Emma S. Spiro and Kate Starbird},
  journal={PACMHCI},
  year={2017},
  volume={1},
  pages={96:1-96:23}
}
This research examines Twitter discourse related to #BlackLivesMatter and police-related shooting events in 2016 through a mixed-method, interpretative approach. We construct a "shared audience graph", revealing structural and ideological disparities between two groups of participants (one on the political left, the other on the political right). We utilize an integrated networked gatekeeping and framing lens to examine how #BlackLivesMatter frames were produced--and how they were contested--by… CONTINUE READING

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