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Campaigning and Contestation: Comments on politicians’ Facebook pages during the 2011 Danish general election campaign

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Campaigning and Contestation : Comments on politicians’ Facebook pages during the 2011 Danish general election campaign. / Schwartz, Sander Andreas.

In: Social Media + Society, 30.12.2015, p. 1-11.

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title = "Campaigning and Contestation: Comments on politicians{\textquoteright} Facebook pages during the 2011 Danish general election campaign",
abstract = "This article is a critical study of the Facebook pages of politicians as public spheres using Dahlberg{\textquoteright}s notion of contestation. A method is implemented inspired by qualitative content analysis and including focus groups in order to study citizen comments on eight main political candidates{\textquoteright} Facebook pages during the 2011 Danish election campaign. An analytical framework is presented that conceptualizes the particular platform as a dinner party, with a dinner table, a host, and the invited guests.The dinner party exhibits the interplay between these elements and how they limit the option of contesting the dominating discourse in favor of a supportive marketing logic.",
author = "Schwartz, {Sander Andreas}",
year = "2015",
month = dec,
day = "30",
doi = "10.1177/2056305115622480",
language = "Dansk",
pages = "1--11",
journal = "Social Media + Society",
issn = "2056-3051",
publisher = "SAGE Publications",

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