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New radicals: digital political engagement in post-referendum Scotland: final report on pilot project to the Communities and Culture Network+.
(Communities and Culture Network+, 2015-05-01)
The main aim of this study will be to analyse the transition of social media activism since the Scottish referendum, in order to establish whether the related activism is sustained over a longer timescale, particularly in ...
Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum campaign.
This paper identifies the peaks and troughs in Twitter usage during three televised Scottish Independence Referendum debates in Autumn 2014 and identifies the topics that were the foci of such peaks and troughs. We observe ...
Voters’ information behaviour when using political actors’ web sites during the 2011 Scottish Parliament election campaign.
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a study of voters' online behaviour conducted during the 2011 Scottish parliamentary election campaign. Design/methodology/approach – The study used an ...
Does Scotland ‘like’ this? Social media use by political parties and candidates in Scotland during the 2010 UK General Election.
(Walter de Gruyter, 2012-06)
This paper reports the results of a study which investigated the use of social media by political parties and candidates in Scotland as part of their campaign for election to the UK Parliament in 2010. The study consisted ...
Local heroes or village idiots? Press portrayal of opponents of two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-12)
This paper examines press coverage, at the local, regional and national (i.e. Scottish) levels, of two controversial coastal developments in Northeast Scotland: the building of a North Sea gas reception terminal in ...
Multiple arenas, multiple populations: counting organized interests in Scottish public policy.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2011-12-13)
The basic premise of this book is that counting populations of organized interests is a worthwhile activity. The opening chapter - not to mention many of the contributions - provides numerous persuasive reasons. In this ...
Twitter response to televised political debates in Election 2015.
(Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community, Bournemouth University., 2015)
Rough justice? Exploring the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice pertaining to two controversial coastal developments in North-east Scotland.
This paper explores the relationship between information access and environmental and ecological justice through an historical comparison of two controversial coastal developments in Aberdeenshire, North-east Scotland: the ...
Members of the Scottish Parliament on Twitter: good constituency men (and women)?
Purpose – To explore the use of Twitter by Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) for the provision of constituency-related information, or in support of their constituency service work. Design/methodology/approach ...
An exploration of the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour.
(Robert Gordon University, 2017-06-27)
This conference paper presented the emerging findings of research which explored the relationship between post-truth politics and Scottish citizens' information behaviour. The research consisted of two key elements. Firstly, ...