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Digital Agenda-Setting : Measuring mainstream and social media influence during the UK 2015 election campaign. / Moore, Martin John Edwards; Ramsay, Gordon Neil.

In: Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2016, p. 21-29.

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Moore, MJE & Ramsay, GN 2016, 'Digital Agenda-Setting: Measuring mainstream and social media influence during the UK 2015 election campaign', Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 21-29. <http://journals.communicationethics.net/>

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Moore, M. J. E., & Ramsay, G. N. (2016). Digital Agenda-Setting: Measuring mainstream and social media influence during the UK 2015 election campaign. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics, 13(1), 21-29. http://journals.communicationethics.net/

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Moore MJE, Ramsay GN. Digital Agenda-Setting: Measuring mainstream and social media influence during the UK 2015 election campaign. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics. 2016;13(1):21-29.

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Moore, Martin John Edwards ; Ramsay, Gordon Neil. / Digital Agenda-Setting : Measuring mainstream and social media influence during the UK 2015 election campaign. In: Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communication Ethics. 2016 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 21-29.

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