YOUTUBE, TWITTER AND THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT

@article{Thorson2013YOUTUBETA,
  title={YOUTUBE, TWITTER AND THE OCCUPY MOVEMENT},
  author={Kjerstin Thorson and Kevin Driscoll and Brian Ekdale and Stephanie Edgerly and Liana Gamber Thompson and Andrew R. Schrock and Lana Swartz and Emily K. Vraga and Chris Wells},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={421 - 451}
}
Videos stored on YouTube served as a valuable set of communicative resources for publics interested in the Occupy movement. This article explores this loosely bound media ecology, focusing on how and what types of video content are shared and circulated across both YouTube and Twitter. Developing a novel data-collection methodology, a population of videos posted to YouTube with Occupy-related metadata or circulated on Twitter alongside Occupy-related keywords during the month of November 2011… Expand
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