Research

My research examines social media and campaigning in contemporary democracies. My interests cover the following areas:

  • Political parties
  • Political campaigning
  • Digital technology
  • Political advertising
  • Targeted advertising
  • Organic campaigning
  • Traditional campaigning

At the moment I am continuing my PhD upon the use of Facebook. With several research papers under construction. Below is some of my academic and journalistic output, alongside their domain for access.

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Academic work

Research in blogs


Conference presentations

  • Is it party leader pages or party pages that matter most on UK Facebook? Presentation given at the 2019 PSA Conference, Nottingham.
  • Researching Facebook in troubled times. Presentation given at the 2018 SWDTP Conference, Bristol.
  • Facebook and Big Data: Has it changed party campaigning in Britain forever? Presentation given at the 2016 EPOP Conference, Canterbury.