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Elite actors in the U.S. political Twittersphere

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Stier, Sebastian (GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Publication Date
2016
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
Description
  • Abstract

    Lists of Twitter acccounts of U.S. political elites from government, news media and political parties. Metadata on number of followers (as of December 2015), date of account registration and Twitter ID. List of news media actors contains major newspapers and national TV stations as well as politically influential media persons and individual journalists. List of politicians contains all members of U.S. congress, governors, presidential candidates and main accounts of the Republican and Democratic parties. Metadata on politicians contains political office and party affiliation. List of government actors contains federal agencies, secretaries, the President and affiliated accounts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2015-12
  • 2015-12
Geographic Coverage
  • United States / US
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 6
    • File Name: government.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 4668
      Data Fingerprint: 974368cd06bb993b343560bbf285fe94
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Number of Variables: 6
    • File Name: government.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 4668
      Data Fingerprint: 974368cd06bb993b343560bbf285fe94
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Number of Variables: 6
    • File Name: media.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 25000
      Data Fingerprint: 8b7ec1b764f31d2a6bec690a179c1764
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Number of Variables: 6
    • File Name: media.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 25000
      Data Fingerprint: 8b7ec1b764f31d2a6bec690a179c1764
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Number of Variables: 14
    • File Name: politics.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 74622
      Data Fingerprint: 735786653af92a4e54468ba4e4e6cf8b
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
  • Number of Variables: 14
    • File Name: politics.csv
      File Format: application/octet-stream
      File Size: 74622
      Data Fingerprint: 735786653af92a4e54468ba4e4e6cf8b
      Method Fingerprint: MD5
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Update Metadata: 2019-10-01 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2016-02-09

Stier, Sebastian (2016): Elite actors in the U.S. political Twittersphere. Version: 1. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.7802/1178