Hubner, Dixon Twitter Study Accepted by Human Communication Research
Assistant Professor Austin Hubner of the University of Louisville (P.h.D. Ohio State University, 2022) and Associate Professor Graham Dixon recently had their study - ‘Is news media sharing an active framing process? Examining whether individual tweets retain news media frames about climate change’ - accepted for publication by Human Communication Research.
The study explains how framing can be applied to understand the dynamic nature of news sharing on Twitter. The researchers found that a majority of tweets were not a direct replication of the original news media frame. Furthermore, the likelihood that an individual chose to reframe depended on the frame of the original article.