political communication

Using C-SPAN Data

I’m back on a weekly schedule, and loving having a bit more consistency. The students at my university are on Fall Break for Columbus Day, but I am working through it. Don’t worry, I took my break on Friday. This is just the price I pay for taking my day off a little bit early. Projects The C-SPAN conference was amazing during the last week. I met Angela Garcia there, which was really cool.

"Working the crowd:" How political figures use introduction structures

A survey of campaign communication by candidates for the US Democratic party presidential nomination. Candidates interpersonal interactions while "working the crowd" at campaign events were analyzed using conversation analysis and compared with existing research on introduction sequences in everyday contexts.