Sources Shared on Twitter: A Case Study on Immigration

Report Author: 
Michael Barthel, Galen Stocking & Elizabeth M. Grieco
Original Date of Publication: 
2018 Jan

Sources Shared on Twitter: A Case Study on Immigration, which aimed to better understand the types of information sources that users on one popular social media platform may see about a major national policy issue, finds that news organizations play a far larger role than other types of content providers, such as commentary or government sites. This is especially true in regards to one contentious issue: immigration.

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Citation: 

Stocking, G., Barthel, M. & Grieco, E. M. (2018). Sources Shared on Twitter: A Case Study on Immigration. Washington, DC: Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http://assets.pewresearch.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2018/01/26171543/PJ_2018.01.29_Twitter-Sharing_FINAL.pdf

Source Organization: 
Pew Research Center