Methodology can be considered the researcher's toolkit; without it, they simply wouldn't get anything done. In this file we have compiled articles, papers, videos and wikis that zoom in on the methodologies of studying digital discourse.
Algorithmic methods can be used to analyse thousands of pieces of discourse in a matter of minutes. But is more always better? In this article I introduce one such method: LDA topic modeling.
This article presents a detailed account of the methodologies and methods we deployed while investigating how Ben Shapiro uses mainstream digital media to have a voice in the hybrid media system.
Methodology may not be the most juicy stuff in academia, but it is crucial if we want to produce more than just opinions. In this article, Ico Maly stresses the importance of an empirical-interpretative methodology for social scientists.
Tommaso Venturini avoided questions about the meaning of 'controversies' and 'Controversy Mapping'. But that's no longer the case. In this video, he explains what 'Controversy Mapping' is and why it is relevant.