Articles by Fedra Negri

May 10, 2024

🔮 Why Italian political parties use populist rhetoric on social media

Fedra Negri
Analysing posts on Facebook and Twitter-X, Andrea Ceron, Silvia Decadri, and Fedra Negri highlight how Italian politicians use populist rhetoric to generate engagement. They find that such rhetoric does indeed increase the likelihood of posts going viral, even among non-populist voters
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Fedra Negri
Researcher in Political Science, Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milan-Bicocca

Fedra's research in comparative politics spans policy preferences, voting behaviour, party dynamics, and the success of populist parties.

She also explores mainstream party crises, responsiveness, quantitative methods, and public policy evaluation.

Recent work includes studying women in politics, focusing on access, ideologies, and rhetorical styles.

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