Category Archives: Crowds

Andrew Sullivan on #iranelection

See here. Advertisements

Posted in Comparative Politics, Crowds, Political Communication | Leave a comment

For Our Twitter Conversation

Saw this quote today: “Today you are the media, it is your duty to report and keep the hope alive,” – Mir Hossein Mousavi. and thought it was relevant to the discussion on Twitter. Also, I was reading a BdM Foreign … Continue reading

Posted in Comparative Politics, Crowds, Political Communication | 1 Comment

More Twitter

Check out this New York Times article on essentially the same discussion we had yesterday.

Posted in Comparative Politics, Crowds, Political Communication | 23 Comments

The Twitter Revolution

Ari posted a link to this article about protestors in Moldova organizing using Twitter and text messages.  There are so many fascinating things about this, but I’ll just note three: 1)  this sounds alot like Jalele’s text message paper, except … Continue reading

Posted in Collective Action, Comparative Politics, Crowds, International Relations | 5 Comments

Social pressure and biased refereeing in Italian soccer

Here’s an interesting article about the effects of social pressure on refs’ behavior in soccer matches: Social Science Statistics Blog: Social pressure and biased refereeing in Italian soccer. Talk about an excellent opportunity to conduct a real-world social experiment—apparently the … Continue reading

Posted in Crowds, Political Psychology | Leave a comment