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Dr Rosalynd Southern MSc / PhD (Manchester)

Lecturer in Political Communication Communication and Media

Publications

2021

Digital microaggressions and everyday othering: an analysis of tweets sent to women members of Parliament in the UK (Journal article)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (n.d.). Digital microaggressions and everyday othering: an analysis of tweets sent to women members of Parliament in the UK. Information, Communication & Society, 1-18. doi:10.1080/1369118x.2021.1962941

DOI: 10.1080/1369118x.2021.1962941

The Absolute Boy versus the Magic Grandpa - Corbyn and Gender Politics (Chapter)

Southern, R., & Harmer, E. (2021). The Absolute Boy versus the Magic Grandpa - Corbyn and Gender Politics. In A. Roe-Crines (Ed.), Corbynism in Perspective (pp. 117-135). Newcastle: Aspect Books.

Twitter, Incivility and “Everyday” Gendered Othering: An Analysis of Tweets Sent to UK Members of Parliament (Journal article)

Southern, R. V., & Harmer, E. (2021). Twitter, Incivility and “Everyday” Gendered Othering: An Analysis of Tweets Sent to UK Members of Parliament. Social Science Computer Review, 39(2), 259-275. doi:10.1177/0894439319865519

DOI: 10.1177/0894439319865519

#nosnowflakes: the toleration of harassment and an emergent gender-related digital divide, in a UK student online culture (Journal article)

Haslop, C., O'Rourke, F., & Southern, R. (n.d.). #nosnowflakes: the toleration of harassment and an emergent gender-related digital divide, in a UK student online culture. Convergence: the journal of research into new media technologies. doi:10.1177/1354856521989270

DOI: 10.1177/1354856521989270

By any memes necessary? Small political acts, incidental exposure and memes during the 2017 UK general election (Journal article)

McLoughlin, L., & Southern, R. (n.d.). By any memes necessary? Small political acts, incidental exposure and memes during the 2017 UK general election. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations. doi:10.1177/1369148120930594

DOI: 10.1177/1369148120930594

2020

Is Digital NewsReallythat Digital? An Analysis of How Online News Sites in the UK use Digital Affordances to Enhance Their Reporting (Journal article)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (2020). Is Digital NewsReallythat Digital? An Analysis of How Online News Sites in the UK use Digital Affordances to Enhance Their Reporting. JOURNALISM STUDIES, 21(16), 2234-2248. doi:10.1080/1461670X.2020.1831397

DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2020.1831397

Book review: Reporting Elections: Rethinking the Logic of Campaign Coverage (Book Review)

Southern, R. (2020). Book review: Reporting Elections: Rethinking the Logic of Campaign Coverage. European Journal of Communication, 35(6), 636-638. doi:10.1177/0267323120963409

DOI: 10.1177/0267323120963409

Digital Campaigning Across Space: The Role of Technological, Political and Institutional Context. In When the Nerds Go Marching In: How Digtial Technology Moved from the Margins to the Mainstream of Political Campaigns by Rachel K. Gibson (Chapter)

Gibson, R., & Southern, R. (2020). Digital Campaigning Across Space: The Role of Technological, Political and Institutional Context. In When the Nerds Go Marching In: How Digtial Technology Moved from the Margins to the Mainstream of Political Campaigns by Rachel K. Gibson. In When the Nerds Go Marching In: How Digtial Technology Moved from the Margins to the Mainstream of Political Campaigns (pp. 44-71). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

‘Girly Swots’ and The Most Diverse Parliament Ever: Women’s representation, voters and issues in the 2019 election campaign (Journal article)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (2020). ‘Girly Swots’ and The Most Diverse Parliament Ever: Women’s representation, voters and issues in the 2019 election campaign. Parliamentary Affairs, 73(Supplement 1), 243-258. doi:10.1093/pa/gsaa031

DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsaa031

A tale of three tribes: UK MPs, Twitter and the EU Referendum campaign1 (Journal article)

McLoughlin, L., Ward, S., Gibson, R., & Southern, R. (2020). A tale of three tribes: UK MPs, Twitter and the EU Referendum campaign1. Information Polity, 25(1), 49-66. doi:10.3233/ip-190140

DOI: 10.3233/ip-190140

2019

Big chickens, dumbfakes, squirrel killers: was 2019 the election where ‘shitposing’ went mainstream? (Report)

Southern, R. (2019). Big chickens, dumbfakes, squirrel killers: was 2019 the election where ‘shitposing’ went mainstream?: UK Election Analysis 2019:Media, Voters and the Campaign. Bournemouth: Bournemouth University: The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community.

Written Evidence for the Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee of the House of Lords (Other)

Southern, R. (2019). Written Evidence for the Democracy and Digital Technologies Committee of the House of Lords.

When are Women as Corrupt as Men? Gender, Corruption and Accountability in the UK Parliamentary Expenses Scandal (Journal article)

Waylen, G., & Southern, R. (2019). When are Women as Corrupt as Men? Gender, Corruption and Accountability in the UK Parliamentary Expenses Scandal. Social Politics: international studies in gender, state, and society.

Othering Political Women: Online Misogyny, Racism and Ableism Towards Women in Public Life (Chapter)

Southern, R., & Harmer, E. (2019). Othering Political Women: Online Misogyny, Racism and Ableism Towards Women in Public Life. In Unknown Book (pp. 187-210). doi:10.1007/978-3-030-12633-9_8

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-12633-9_8

Politics as usual? Assessing the extent and content of candidate-level online campaigning at the 2015 UK general election (Journal article)

Southern, R., & Lee, B. (2019). Politics as usual? Assessing the extent and content of candidate-level online campaigning at the 2015 UK general election. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties, 29(2), 179-198. doi:10.1080/17457289.2018.1515209

DOI: 10.1080/17457289.2018.1515209

2018

Alternative Agendas or More of the Same? Online News Coverage of the 2017 UK Election (Chapter)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (2019). Alternative Agendas or More of the Same? Online News Coverage of the 2017 UK Election. In Political Communication in Britain (pp. 99-116). Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00822-2_7

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-00822-2_7

More Stable than Strong: Women’s Representation, Voters and Issues (Journal article)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (2018). More Stable than Strong: Women’s Representation, Voters and Issues. Parliamentary Affairs. doi:10.1093/pa/gsx072

DOI: 10.1093/pa/gsx072

2017

Process, personalities and polls: Online News Coverage of the UK General Election 2017 (Chapter)

Harmer, E., & Southern, R. (2017). Process, personalities and polls: Online News Coverage of the UK General Election 2017. In E. Thorsen, D. Jackson, & D. Lilleker (Eds.), UK Election Analysis 2017: Media, Voters and the Campaign (pp. 62-63). Bournemouth University: The Centre for the Study of Journalism, Culture and Community.

iBES Aggregate Twitter Daily Campaign Dataset (Other)

Gibson, R., Jane, G., Fieldhouse, E., & Southern, R. (2017). iBES Aggregate Twitter Daily Campaign Dataset.

2016

140 characters to victory?: Using Twitter to predict the UK 2015 General Election (Journal article)

Burnap, P., Gibson, R., Sloan, L., Southern, R., & Williams, M. (2016). 140 characters to victory?: Using Twitter to predict the UK 2015 General Election. Electoral Studies, 41, 230-233. doi:10.1016/j.electstud.2015.11.017

DOI: 10.1016/j.electstud.2015.11.017

The changing representation interface: democracy and direct contact with politicians (Journal article)

Southern, R., & Purdam, K. (2016). The changing representation interface: democracy and direct contact with politicians. Journal of Civil Society, 12(1), 101-120. doi:10.1080/17448689.2016.1134388

DOI: 10.1080/17448689.2016.1134388

2015

Is Web 2.0 Providing a Voice for Outsiders? A Comparison of Personal Web Site and Social Media Use by Candidates at the 2010 UK General Election (Journal article)

Southern, R. (2015). Is Web 2.0 Providing a Voice for Outsiders? A Comparison of Personal Web Site and Social Media Use by Candidates at the 2010 UK General Election. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 12(1), 1-17. doi:10.1080/19331681.2014.972603

DOI: 10.1080/19331681.2014.972603

2014

A Mixed-Methods Approach to Capturing Online Local Level Campaigns Data at the 2010 UK General Election (Chapter)

Southern, R. V., & Southern, R. (2014). A Mixed-Methods Approach to Capturing Online Local Level Campaigns Data at the 2010 UK General Election. In R. Gibson (Ed.), Analyzing Social Media Data and Web Networks (pp. 219). Springer.

2011

Below the Radar? Online Campaigning at the Local Level in the 2010 Election (Chapter)

Southern, R. V. (2011). Below the Radar? Online Campaigning at the Local Level in the 2010 Election. In Political Communication in Britain: The Leader's Debates, the Campaign and the Media in the 2010 General Election (pp. 218). Palgrave.