[Air-L] political web sites

Daria Santucci webcampaigning.lab at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 02:13:23 PST 2010

Dear Anna,

I wrote a chapter of a book that you might find useful:

Baringhorst, S. - Kneip, V. - Niesyto, J.
2009 *Political campaigning on the web*, Transcript Verlag: Bielefeld

You can find it on Google

Good luck with your research,


Daria Santucci
Professor of Web communication Semiotics
Ph.D. in Political Science
University of Torino, Italy

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2010/2/3 anna <annclub1 at rambler.ru>

> Dear all,
> I am doing my research in the field of political studies. My first project
> was the analysis of language in a BBC forum using concordance and
> statistical programs. Having done that, I am now starting a new project
> which is going to be bigger and which is to result in a PhD thesis. As I
> still want to be in this field, I am thinking about analyzing political web
> sites, i.e. it can be official sites of presidents, political parties, etc.
> It would be interesting to see how these sites are constructed, what
> language is used there, and how the "ideology" of a party/politician is
> transmitted through these sites. I am not sure if I have been clear about my
> idea, but I would love to get your feedback and/or experience in doing
> similar research. Also, if you think that this idea isn´t worth working,
> tell me that! I am more than open for any kind of public opinion at this
> period of my research life!
> Thank you very much,
> Anna Ivanova
> PhD Candidate, University of Seville, Spain
> ivanova.re at gmail.com
> --
> anna          .

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