Populist online communication: introduction to the special issue

@article{Engesser2017PopulistOC,
  title={Populist online communication: introduction to the special issue},
  author={Sven Engesser and N. Fawzi and A. Larsson},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  year={2017},
  volume={20},
  pages={1279 - 1292}
}
ABSTRACT Populism continues to gain traction in politics but there has been relatively little research on how it plays out on the Internet. The special issue at hand aims at narrowing this gap of research by focusing on the close relation between populism and online communication. This introduction presents an integrative definition of populism, as well as a theoretical analysis of the interplay between populist communication logic and online opportunity structures. The individual contributions… Expand
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