Does United Kingdom parliamentary attention follow social media posts?

John Bollenbacher, Niklas Loynes & John Bryden
Abstract News and social media play an important role in public political discourse. It is not clear what quantifiable relationships public discussions of politics have with official discourse within legislative bodies. In this study we present an analysis of how language used by Members of Parliament (MPs) in the United Kingdom (UK) changes after social media posts and online reactions to those posts. We consider three domains: news articles posted on Facebook in the UK,...
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