When folkloric geopolitical concerns prompt a conspiratorial ideation: the case of Egyptian tweeters

  title={When folkloric geopolitical concerns prompt a conspiratorial ideation: the case of Egyptian tweeters},
  author={Bacem A. Essam and Mostafa M. Aref and Fayrouz Fouad},
The cartography of danger has recently expanded to turn several hotspots worldwide. This proves true when it comes to the Middle East where military interventions escalate and internal conflicts leverage. Implicating on the folkloric perception of the real geostrategic threats, this paper uses linguistic cues to explore the conceptualization of geopolitical concerns in a large-scale corpus of Egyptian tweets (2012–2017). Results reveal that the Conspiratorial Ideation is widely enabled and… 
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