VOSON used to explore online ecosystem of activist movement

Researchers from the Center for Media & Social Impact at American University, New York University and the University of North Texas have published a study Beyond the hashtags: #Ferguson, #Blacklivesmatter, and the online struggle for offline justice.

In this study, the authors examine the use of online media tools by an activist movement: Black Lives Matter. As part of the research, VOSON was used by report co-author Associate Professor Charlton McIlwain at New York University for the collection and analysis of hyperlink network data.

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