In the past weeks, I have been working together with Christian on a Twitter analyis that focuses on the agency of hashtags in political debates. Below are the slides of our talk we gave at DGPuK 2014, the annual conference of the German Communication Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Komunikationswissenschat). Update: Yay, our contribution won the “Best Paper Award” at the conference.
Here is also the full-length video of six days of the #Aufschrei(outcry) debate on Twitter. By mapping all co-hashtags in a dynamic network we were able to understand the development of the debate:
We would like to thank Stefan Emrich, Stefan Kasberger and Cornelius Puschmann for their support.