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Can we do it in Sweden? Yes we can! : En studie om politisk kommunikation i de sociala medierna inför riksdagsvalet 2010

By Ilirian Krasniqi and Alexander Pinto

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Purpose The purpose is to analyze the parliamentary parties political communication in the social media channels before the election 2010. Methodology This essay is a descriptive study from nine interviews of the responsible people in the parliamentary parties. In addition to that two more interviews were done with social media experts Theoretical perspective This essay is based on two-way communication and communication strategies Conclusions The parliamentary parties use social media as a complement to traditional media. The purpose is to create dialog and to minimize the gap to the voters, but in many ways it is being used as a one-way communication channel.  The parliamentary parties are trying to use the social media channels in Swedish conditions, but in many ways they try to imitate an American used strategy

Topics: Social media, interaction, two-way communication, viral marketing, political communication, election 2010, Sociala medier, Interaktion, tvåvägskommunikation, Viral marknadsföring, Politisk kommunikation, valet 2010, Business studies, Företagsekonomi
Publisher: Södertörns högskola, Institutionen för ekonomi och företagande
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:DiVA.org:sh-3699
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