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From Jan. 6 to Justice for J6: #CapitolInsurrectionHoax, A Network Analysis of a Right-Wing Hashtag

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posted on 2023-02-07, 14:53 authored by Sarah Rodriguez-LouetteSarah Rodriguez-Louette


Using the hashtag #CapitolInsurrectionHoax on Twitter as a case study, this research examines how a specific alt-right narrative of January 6th evolved into a discursive network, and whether it remained marginalized or became mainstream in MAGA communities.


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  • France

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  • PhD Student

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Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, France

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