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The state of our union is … dumber: how linguistic standards have declined in the president's address | #ddj

The state of our union is … dumber: how linguistic standards have declined in the president's address | #ddj | e-Xploration | Scoop.it
Using the Flesch-Kincaid readability test the Guardian has tracked the reading level of every State of the Union
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Inside the $400-million #political network backed by the Kochs | #dataviz

Inside the $400-million #political network backed by the Kochs | #dataviz | e-Xploration | Scoop.it

In an analysis of 2011 and 2012 tax filings, The Washington Post and the Center for Responsive Politics found that a coalition of nonprofit groups backed by a donor network organized by the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch raised more than $400 million in the last election cycle. Much of the money was distributed to a maze of limited-liability companies affiliated with the nonprofits, which used some of their resources to turn out conservative voters and run ads against President Obama and congressional Democrats.


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#Truthy : Information diffusion research | #political #memes #patterns #SNA

#Truthy : Information diffusion research | #political #memes #patterns #SNA | e-Xploration | Scoop.it
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Information diffusion research at Indiana University

 

Truthy is a research project that helps you understand how communication spreads on Twitter. 

 

We currently focus on tweets about politics, social movements and news.

 

 

Political Topics

Interactive visualizations of U.S. political conversation on Twitter :

 

- How does sentiment change over time in response to political events?

- What is most popular over time?

- Who are the most influential users?

- How does information spread in the social network?

 

 

Sentiment Timeline

- How does sentiment change over time in response to political events?

 

 

Gallery Descriptions of interesting memes:  http://truthy.indiana.edu/gallery

 

 

Meme Patterns:

What other memes are related to this one?  http://truthy.indiana.edu/memedetail?id=783&resmin=45&theme_id=4

 

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