Political Expression and Action on Social Media : Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy. / Vaccari, Cristian; Valeriani, Augusto; Barberá, Pablo; Bonneau, Richard; Jost, John T.; Nagler, Jonathan; Tucker, Joshua A.

In: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Vol. 20, No. 2, 01.03.2015, p. 221–239.

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Political Expression and Action on Social Media : Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy. / Vaccari, Cristian; Valeriani, Augusto; Barberá, Pablo; Bonneau, Richard; Jost, John T.; Nagler, Jonathan; Tucker, Joshua A.

In: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, Vol. 20, No. 2, 01.03.2015, p. 221–239.

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Vaccari, C, Valeriani, A, Barberá, P, Bonneau, R, Jost, JT, Nagler, J & Tucker, JA 2015, 'Political Expression and Action on Social Media: Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy', Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 221–239. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcc4.12108

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Vaccari, C., Valeriani, A., Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., Jost, J. T., Nagler, J., & Tucker, J. A. (2015). Political Expression and Action on Social Media: Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 20(2), 221–239. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcc4.12108

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Vaccari C, Valeriani A, Barberá P, Bonneau R, Jost JT, Nagler J et al. Political Expression and Action on Social Media: Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 2015 Mar 1;20(2):221–239. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcc4.12108

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Vaccari, Cristian ; Valeriani, Augusto ; Barberá, Pablo ; Bonneau, Richard ; Jost, John T. ; Nagler, Jonathan ; Tucker, Joshua A. / Political Expression and Action on Social Media : Exploring the Relationship Between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities Among Twitter Users in Italy. In: Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. 2015 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 221–239.

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