Marco T. Bastos

University College Dublin

Belfield, Dublin 4 4

Ireland

City University London - School of Social Sciences

Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Digital Journalism and Tabloid Journalism

Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2016
Marco T. Bastos
University College Dublin
Downloads 475 (66,680)

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Digital Journalism, Broadsheet, Tabloids, BuzzFeed, Content Curation

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The Brexit Botnet and User-Generated Hyperpartisan News

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2017
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
University College Dublin and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 203 (167,167)
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Brexit, Twitter, Fake news, Sockpuppets, Retweets cascades, Political bots

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The Public Accountability of Social Platforms: Lessons from a Study on Bots and Trolls in the Brexit Campaign

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jun 2018
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
University College Dublin and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 146 (222,639)

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Bots, Trolls, Social Platforms, API, Automation, Accountability

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Birds of a Feather Petition Together? Characterizing E-Petitioning Through the Lens of Platform Data

Information, Communication and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 07 May 2016
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, University College Dublin and Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research
Downloads 125 (251,446)

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petitioning, political participation online, behavioral data, content analysis

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Shares, Pins, and Tweets: News Readership from Daily Papers to Social Media

Journalism Studies, March 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Apr 2015
Marco T. Bastos
University College Dublin
Downloads 102 (290,734)
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Facebook, Journalism, News Sections, Newspapers, Social Media, Guardian, New York Times, Twitter

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Tents, Tweets, and Events: The Interplay between Ongoing Protests and Social Media

Journal of Communication, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2015
Marco T. Bastos, Dan Mercea and Arthur Charpentier
University College Dublin, City University London - School of Social Sciences and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)
Downloads 102 (290,734)
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Social Media, Contentious Politics, Granger causality test, Occupy, Indignados, Vinegar Protests

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Serial Activists: Political Twitter Beyond Influentials and the Twittertariat

New Media and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
University College Dublin and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 76 (348,889)

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Serial activists, Twitter, social networks, influentials, protest hashtags, civic participation

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Tabloid Journalism

The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jun 2018
Marco T. Bastos
University College Dublin
Downloads 62 (389,008)

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Parametrizing Brexit: Mapping Twitter Political Space to Parliamentary Constituencies

Information, Communication, & Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
University College Dublin and City University London - School of Social Sciences
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Brexit, Twitter, Public Opinion, Machine Learning, Nationalism, Populism, Referendum

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This Account Doesn’t Exist: Tweet Decay and the Politics of Deletion in the Brexit Debate

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Jan 2020
Marco T. Bastos
University College Dublin
Downloads 32 (507,349)
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'Donald Trump is my President!' The Internet Research Agency Propaganda Machine

Social Media + Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2019
Marco T. Bastos and Johan Farkas
University College Dublin and Malmo University
Downloads 31 (512,364)
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Propaganda, Internet Research Agency, Trolls, Disinformation, Twitter

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Core-Periphery or Decentralized? Topological Shifts of Specialized Information on Twitter

Social Networks, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2017
University College Dublin, Polytechnic University of Milan, University of California, Davis - Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis and University of California, Davis
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Spatial Analysis Meets Internet Research

Forthcoming, Second International Handbook of Internet Research
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
Marco T. Bastos
University College Dublin
Downloads 22 (565,019)

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Spatial analysis, Internet studies, Geoweb, Big data, GIS

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Robustness and the Paradox of Bridging Organizations: The Exit Problem in Regional Water Governance Networks in Central America

Society & Natural Resources, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Dec 2017
Jacob Hileman, Marco T. Bastos and Mark Lubell
Stockholm University, University College Dublin and University of California, Davis
Downloads 18 (591,100)

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bridging organizations, environmental governance, exit problem, international development, network robustness

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Persistent Activist Communication in Occupy Gezi

Sociology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2017
Dan Mercea, Duygu Karatas and Marco T. Bastos
City University London - School of Social Sciences, University of Westminster and University College Dublin
Downloads 16 (604,236)

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Activism, Availability, Organisation, Occupy Gezi, Persistence, Twitter

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Being a Serial Transnational Activist

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, DOI: 10.1111/jcc4.12150
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2016
Dan Mercea and Marco T. Bastos
City University London - School of Social Sciences and University College Dublin
Downloads 15 (611,013)

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transnational activism, social media, diffusion, celebrity, frame clouding, disengagement

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The Geographic Embedding of Online Echo Chambers: Evidence from the Brexit Campaign

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Aug 2020
Marco T. Bastos, Dan Mercea and Andrea Baronchelli
University College Dublin, City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
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Brexit, Echo chambers, Homophily, Filter bubbles, Twitter, Geography