« Back to Stories Multimedia

Emerging Interfaces Award: Mapping the Political Twitterverse [VIDEO]

Emerging Interfaces Award recipient Alexander Hanna studies Twitter to learn about political and civic engagement.

Alexander Hanna, 2012 Emerging Interfaces Award recipient:

Twitter has the ability for a single identity to communicate with and reach a vast audience. Hanna presents an analysis of mass samples of political Twitter data during the 2012 presidential election. His data set ranges from media elites and candidates to the every day Twitter user with political tweets.


Press Contact:

WID Media

More articles in Multimedia:

A World Without Soil [VIDEO]

Jo Handelsman, director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, explores the importance of soil at the Crossroads of Ideas lecture series.