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About Martina Zaghi

Martina Zaghi graduated in International Relations at the University of Turin in 2017, where she defended a thesis on the notion of Europe as a civilian power. She joined EuVisions in January 2016, first as an intern and subsequently as content and editorial manager. In 2018, after an internship at the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM), she joined the social media analysis unit of EuVisions as a full-time researcher.

Articles by Martina Zaghi

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Sunny Hundal is openDemocracy’s social media editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The 2018 Italian election campaign viewed from Twitter

We have followed 1,579 candidates and tracked their Twitter conversations for two weeks now. Also, we collected 400,000 citizens’ retweets and replies to candidates’ tweets.

The Italian electoral campaign and the issue of immigration: a Twitter analysis in the aftermath of the Macerata attack

Interestingly enough, the presence of hashtags such as #itaexit and #noEU suggests a clear link – in the ‘national closure’ discourse – between anti-immigration and anti-European sentiment. 

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