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Sourcing and automation of political news and information over social media in the United States, 2016-2018

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Social media is an important source of news and information in the United States. But during the 2016 US presidential election, social media platforms emerged as a breeding ground for influence campaigns, conspiracy, and alternative media. Anecdotally, the nature of political news and information evolved over time, but political communication researchers have yet to develop a comprehensive, grounded, internally consistent typology of the types of sources shared. Rather than chasing a definiti...

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10.1080/10584609.2019.1663322

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
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Ford Foundation
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0170-0774
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European Commission
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648311
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William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
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2018-7384
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
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Political Communication More from this journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
173-193
Publication date:
2019-10-26
Acceptance date:
2019-08-29
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1091-7675
ISSN:
1058-4609
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English
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2019-09-04

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