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Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Zizi Papacharissi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The past few decades have witnessed the growth of movements that use digital means to connect with broader publics and express their point of view. Social media facilitate feelings of engagement, in ... More


A Facebook Revolution?

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In Egypt, millions have no access to the Internet. Many of the workers who dealt the deathblow to Mubarak’s rule by bringing the country’s industry and transport to a standstill in the final days of ... More


The Present Affect

Zizi Papacharissi

in Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explicates the concept of affect. It explains how affect is mediated though newer technologies that connect us and permit us to tell stories about who we are and how we make sense of the ... More


Affective News and Networked Publics

Zizi Papacharissi

in Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter explores the use of Twitter as a mechanism for news sharing and storytelling during the Egyptian uprisings that led to the resignation of Hosni Mubarak. Mechanisms of networked framing ... More


Affective Demands and the New Political

Zizi Papacharissi

in Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199999736
eISBN:
9780190213329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199999736.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter describes, maps, and explains evolving patterns of communication of the Occupy Wall Street movement on Twitter. Quantitative and qualitative analysis reveal that Twitter supported ... More


The 2011 English Riots: A Case Study

Andrew Hoskins and John Tulloch

in Risk and Hyperconnectivity: Media and Memories of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199375493
eISBN:
9780199375530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375493.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

Here we show the significance of hyperconnectivity to the media ecology of the 2011 English riots—its unique mix of devices, networks, technologies, including secure networks—in reflexively shaping ... More


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