Celebrity Politicians, Digital Campaigns, and Performances of Political Legitimacy in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections

In this article, we analyze celebrity politicians’ social media campaigns during Indonesia’s 2019 elections. We particularly examine the visual political communication strategies of celebrity politicians, particularly how they use their fame and celebrity status to make claims as political candidates and how they transform their fame into political legitimacy through social media. In the processContinue reading “Celebrity Politicians, Digital Campaigns, and Performances of Political Legitimacy in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections”

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Selective Belief: How Partisanship Drives Belief in Misinformation

In this article, we analyze the relationship among belief in misinformation, socialmedia use, and partisanship. Through a cross-sectional survey (N = 1,820) on the 2019 Indonesian national elections, we show that although the political use of social media is not associated with belief in misinformation, partisanship is strongly associated with belief in various types ofContinue reading “Selective Belief: How Partisanship Drives Belief in Misinformation”