Vindication, virtue and vitriol: A study of online engagement and abuse toward British MPs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Farrell, T., Gorrell, G. orcid.org/0000-0002-8324-606X and Bontcheva, K. orcid.org/0000-0001-6152-9600 (2020) Vindication, virtue and vitriol: A study of online engagement and abuse toward British MPs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Computational Social Science, 3. pp. 401-403. ISSN 2432-2717

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Keywords: Online hate; Abusive speech; Natural language processing; Politics; COVID-19; Twitter
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  • Accepted: 11 October 2020
  • Published (online): 17 November 2020
  • Published: November 2020
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Computer Science (Sheffield)
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Economic and Social Research CouncilES/T012714/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2020 07:48
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2020 10:50
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1007/s42001-020-00090-9
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