This research explores police communications on social media using a variety of data sources. The principal aim of this study is to critically assess the ways in which police forces in England and Wales are using social media platforms as a space to disseminate information and engage with their public.
Start date:October 2016
Research Topic:Police and Social Media in England and Wales
Research Supervisor:Professor Matthew Williams and Professor Pete Burnap
Supervising school:Ysgol y Gwyddorau Cymdeithasol, Prifysgol Caerdydd
Primary funding source:ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership