Original paper

Populist communication by digital means: presidential Twitter in Latin America

Volume: 20, Issue: 9, Pages: 1330 - 1346
Published: May 19, 2017
Abstract
In this paper, we analyze the uses of Twitter by populist presidents in contemporary Latin America in the context of the debates about whether populism truly represents a revolution in public communication – that is, overturning the traditional hierarchical model in favor of popular and participatory communication. In principle, Twitter makes it possible to promote the kind of interactive communication often praised in populist rhetoric. It...
Paper Details
Title
Populist communication by digital means: presidential Twitter in Latin America
Published Date
May 19, 2017
Volume
20
Issue
9
Pages
1330 - 1346
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