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Elections in the U.S. and Ibero-America: campaigns, electoral behavior, polarization and protests

Thematic Editors:
Berta García-Orosa.
Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (España)
Carlos Muñiz Muriel. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (México)
Claudio Elortegui Gomez.  Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Chile)

 Submission deadline: December 31st, 2021

Abstract: In 2020 and 2021, both in the USA and in Latin America, presidential (USA, Portugal, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Nicaragua, Chile and Honduras), legislative (Peru, Venezuela, El Salvador, Mexico and Argentina) and regional (Spain) or sub-state elections will be held in several Latin American countries, Portugal, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Nicaragua, Chile and Honduras), legislative (Peru, Venezuela, El Salvador, Mexico or Argentina), as well as regional (Spain) or sub-state elections in several Latin American countries.

This monograph addresses issues such as political communication of electoral campaigns (political, media and public agenda), electoral participation, components and reasons for voting, the "affective or emotional turn", electoral preferences, leadership or other aspects such as political participation in social networks. Among the topics covered in this monograph, the following stand out:
1. Electoral campaign
2. Polarization
3. Media, political and public agenda
4. Emotion in political communication
5. Social networks
6. Eco chambers
7. Bubble effect
8. Disinformation
9. Political bots
10. Parliamentary communication
11. COVID Pandemic
12. Electoral participation
13. Candidates' image
14. Citizen movements


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No 34 (2021): (March 2021- August 2021): Fake News, Communication and Politics

Published: 2021-02-26

Journalistic verification against lies in the electoral processes of Ecuador and Spain

Claudia Rodríguez-Hidalgo, Javier Herrero, Ignacio Aguaded
Abstract 381 | PDF Downloads 54
DOI https://doi.org/10.17163/uni.n34.2021.02
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Page 41-62

Pre-covid goverment communication of spanish-speaking presidents on Twitter

Manuel Antonio Conde, Oscar A. Prada-Espinel, Kevin P. Pullaguari-Zaruma
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DOI https://doi.org/10.17163/uni.n34.2021.03
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Fake news and unfunded beliefs in the post-truth age

Víctor Castillo-Riquelme, Patricio Hermosilla-Urrea, Juan P. Poblete-Tiznado, Christian Durán-Anabalón
Abstract 492 | PDF Downloads 73
DOI https://doi.org/10.17163/uni.n34.2021.04
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Page 87-108

Miscellaneous

Artificial Intelligence, algorithms and freedom of expression

Manuel Ernesto Larrondo, Nicolas Mario Grandi
Abstract 492 | PDF Downloads 63
DOI https://doi.org/10.17163/uni.n34.2021.08
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Page 177-194

Discourse, opinion and episteme. Immigrants and COVID-19 in the chilean press

Elizabeth Torrico Avila, Jaime González-González
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DOI https://doi.org/10.17163/uni.n34.2021.09
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