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dc.creatorCarazo Barrantes, Carolina
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes the role of social media in electoral processes and contemporary political life. We analyze Costa Rica’s 2018 presidential election from an agenda-setting perspective, studying the media, the political and the public agendas, and their relationships. We explore whether social media, Facebook specifically, can convey an agenda-setting effect; if social media public agenda differs from the traditional MIP public agenda; and what agenda-setting methodologies can benefit from new approaches in the social media context. The study revealed that social media agendas are complex and dynamic and, in this case, did not present an agenda-setting effect. We not only found that the social media public agenda does not correlate with the conventional MIP public agenda, but that neither does the media online agenda and the media’s agenda on Facebook. Our exploration of more contemporary methods like big data, social network analysis (SNA), and social media mining point to them as necessary complements to the traditional methodological proposal of agenda-setting theory which have become insufficient to explain the current media environment.es_ES
dc.sourceThe Agenda Setting Journal, vol.5(1), pp.31-55es_ES
dc.subjectAgenda settinges_ES
dc.subjectLatin Americaes_ES
dc.subjectSocial mediaes_ES
dc.subjectSocial network analysises_ES
dc.titleAgenda-setting in a social media age: Exploring new methodological approacheses_ES
dc.typeartículo científicoes_ES
dc.description.procedenceUCR::Vicerrectoría de Investigación::Unidades de Investigación::Ciencias Sociales::Centro de Investigación en Comunicación (CICOM)es_ES

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