Mecodify applied

The publications listed below (in English only) illustrate how Mecodify has been applied by researchers to investigate a broad range of themes. Papers directly related to the MeCoDEM project are marked by an asterix (*).

*Al-Saqaf, W., & Christensen, C. (2019). Tweeting in Precarious Times: Comparing Twitter Use During the 2013 General Election in Kenya and the 2012 Presidential Election in Egypt. In K. Voltmer, C. Christensen, I. Neverla, N. Stremlau, B. Thomass, N. Vladisavljevic, & H. Wasserman (Eds.), Media, Communication and the Struggle for Democratic Change (pp. 133–157). Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030167479

Al-Saqaf, Walid, & Berglez, P. (2019). How Do Social Media Users Link Different Types of Extreme Events to Climate Change? A Study of Twitter During 2008–2017. Journal of Extreme Events, 06(02), 1950002. https://doi.org/10.1142/S2345737619500027

*Al-Saqaf, Walid, & Christensen, Christian (2017). Mainstream Media Power and Lost Orphans: The formation of Twitter networks in times of conflict. MeCoDEM Working Papers. http://www.mecodem.eu/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Al-Saqaf-Christensen-2017_Mainstream-Media-Power-and-Lost-Orphans_-The-formation-of-Twitter-networks-in-times-of-conflict.pdf

Bosch, T., Luescher, T. M., & Makhubu N. (n.d.). Twitter and student leadership in South Africa: The case of #FeesMustFall. In D. Taras & R. Davis (Eds.), Power Shift? Political Leadership and Social Media: Case Studies in Political Communication. Routledge.

Bosch, Tanja, & Mutsvairo, B. (2017). Pictures, Protests and Politics: Mapping Twitter Images during South Africa’s Fees Must Fall Campaign. African Journalism Studies, 38(2), 71–89. https://doi.org/10.1080/23743670.2017.1368869

Luescher, T. M., Makhubu, N., & Bosch, T. (n.d.). Tweeting#FeesMustFall: The case of #UCTShutdown. Retrieved 31 March 2020, from http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/hsrc-review-dec-2018/fees-must-fall

Makhubu, N., & Budree, A. (2019). The Effectiveness of Twitter as a Tertiary Education Stakeholder Communication Tool: A Case of #FeesMustFall in South Africa. In G. Meiselwitz (Ed.), Social Computing and Social Media. Design, Human Behavior and Analytics (pp. 535–555). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-21902-4_38

Nothias, T., & Cheruiyot, D. (2019). A “Hotbed” of Digital Empowerment? Media Criticism in Kenya Between Playful Engagement and Co-Option. International Journal of Communication, 13(0), 24.

Parry, K. (2019). #MoreInCommon: Collective Mourning Practices on Twitter and the Iconization of Jo Cox. In A. Veneti, D. Jackson, & D. G. Lilleker (Eds.), Visual Political Communication (pp. 227–245). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-18729-3_12

*Sorensen, L., Ford, H., Al-Saqaf, W., & Bosch, T. (2019). Dialogue of the Deaf: Listening on Twitter and Democratic Responsiveness during the 2015 South African State of the Nation Address. In K. Voltmer, C. Christensen, I. Neverla, N. Stremlau, B. Thomass, N. Vladisavljevic, & H. Wasserman (Eds.), Media, Communication and the Struggle for Democratic Change (pp. 229–254). Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030167479

*Sorensen, Lone. (2018). Populist communication in the new media environment: A cross-regional comparative perspective. Palgrave Communications, 4(1), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41599-018-0101-0

*Sorensen, Lone. (2020). Disrupting democracy: Democratization conflicts as performative struggles. Media, War & Conflict, 13(1), 8–26. https://doi.org/10.1177/1750635219870225

Tomasson, S., & Ellertam, A. (2019). Twitter as the digital amphitheater. An analysis on Swedish Twitter users in #Migpol during the day before the Swedish election 2018. http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1329331/FULLTEXT01.pdf

*Vladisavljević, N., Krstić, A., & Pavlović, J. (2019). Communicating Power and Resistance in Democratic Decline: The 2015 Smear Campaign against Serbia’s Ombudsman. In K. Voltmer, C. Christensen, I. Neverla, N. Stremlau, B. Thomass, N. Vladisavljevic, & H. Wasserman (Eds.), Media, Communication and the Struggle for Democratic Change (pp. 205–228). Palgrave Macmillan. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030167479