Election Unspun: Political parties, the press and Twitter during the 2015 UK election campaign

If you love data, are passionate about our democracy and worried about media bias, this report from the Media Standards Trust is worth a read.

Election Unspun: Political parties, the press,and Twitter during the 2015 UK election campaign is published jointly by the Media Standards Trust and the Policy Institute at King’s College London.

This data-driven analysis of mainstream media coverage and political actors and influencers on twitter during the UK 2015 election campaign is made up of 50 different charts and grids that map mainstream media coverage and debate on twitter over the course of the campaign.

Building on Election Unspun‘s weekly analyses of mainstream media coverage published each week leading up to election day, this publication adds analysis of every tweet from more than 2,000 Parliamentary candidates and over 800 political influencers.

Read the full publication: Election Unspun: Political parties, the press,and Twitter during the 2015 UK election campaign

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