Analysis Tweets Korea Politicians(25 Sep2009)SjPresentation Transcript
Twittering Politics : Content analysis of politicians’tweets < Work-in-progress > Se Jung Park Dept of Media & Communication, YeungNam University, Korea Yon Soo Lim WCU Webometrics Institute, YeungNam University, Korea Steven Sams WCU Webometrics Institute, YeungNam University, Korea Han Woo Park (Corresponding author) email@example.com Dept of Media & Communication, YeungNam University, Korea *Citation information: Park, S. J., & Lim, Y. S., & Sams, S., & Park, H. W. (2009 forthcoming). Twittering Politics: Who is twittering to whom and who is listening?
we examine politicians’ messages on Twitter. To fulfill this goal, we suggest a content analysis for their tweets. We’ve already automatically gathered politicians’ twitter data in several countries (Korea, UK, US, Canada) using API tool. We preliminarily examined Korean politician’s tweets using Content analysis.
Twitter list of Korean politicians Updated on 14 Aug, 2009
Updated Twitter list of Korean politicians Updated on 20 Sep, 2009
International politicians' usage of Twitter
Type of Tweets (1) A Socio-political message This includes political events, the situation of conference, the states regarding their party, socio-politic news, ongoing or future policy and political campaign, social views, public relations. (2) A Private message Private message is an informal message. This refers to an individual story. This contains their daily routine, current feeling, what they are currently doing and where they are currently, self disclosure or their free story.
(3) A conversational messages This refers to intended talking toward others. For instances, when someone tries to speak to others, they uses “@+ID of the person”.
Type of Tweets N(number of Tweets) = 878 x2=250.34, df=2, p<.01
WCU WEBOMETRICS INSTITUTE INVESTIGATING INTERNET-BASED POLITICS WITH E-RESEARCH TOOLS WWI THE END This research was supported by WCU(World Class University) program through the National Research Foundation of Korea funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (No. 515-82-06574). WWI homepage- http://english-webometrics.yu.ac.kr Thank you for listening, and thank to WWI members!