Conference papers and presentations


[48] Righetti, N., Balluff, P. (2024). Cross-Platform Coordinated Networks: The Case of the 2021 German Elections. ECPR General Conference 12-15 August 2024 – University College Dublin.

[47] Kulichkina, A., Balluff, P., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2024). Burning Barriers: Coordinated Twitter Activity during China’s COVID-19 Protests. ECPR General Conference 12-15 August 2024 – University College Dublin.

[46] Maikovska, K., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2024). The power of a hashtag. A typology of hashtag activism focused on actors and temporal aspects. ECREA 2024 Communication & social (dis)order. 10th European Communication Conference. 24 – 27 September 2024, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

[45] Giglietto F., Righetti, N., Rossi, L. (2024). Microtargeting nelle Campagne Elettorali: Analisi delle Tattiche di Manipolazione e Implicazioni per l’Opinione Pubblica Italiana. THE TAILORED VOTER.
ELECTION CAMPAIGNING AND MICROTARGETING
. 11-12 Aprile 2024, Urbino, Palazzo Angeloni, Piazza Gherardi 4 – Aula 1.

[44] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Stanziano, A. (2023). Partisan Attention and News Stories Topics During 2022 Italian Election, in Revisiting Key Concepts in Digital Media Research: Influence, Populism, Partisanship, Polarisation. AoIR 2023, 2023 Association of Internet Researchers Conference, 18-21 October 2023, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

[43] Kulichkina, A., Balluff, P., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2023). Protest and repression across borders: Comparative analysis of multilingual coordinated tweeting. PhD and Post-Doc International Workshop, 10-11 October 2023, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

[42] Righetti, N. (2023). Sowing the Seeds of Traditionalism: Investigating the Intertwining and Spread of Religious and Political Ideas through CitizenGO’s Online Ecosystem and Coordinated Behavior. ECPR General Conference 4 – 8 September 2023, Charles University.

[41] Righetti, N., (2023). Challenging the Right to Abortion: Religious and Right-Wing Political Movements in the Italian 2022 Election Campaign. ECPR General Conference 4 – 8 September 2023, Charles University.

[40] Kluknavska, A., Eisele, O., Righetti, N. (2023). My Truth is My Castle: Mapping and Understanding Networks of Truth Contestation on Austria, Czech, German, and Polish Facebook during the Pandemic. ECPR General Conference 4 – 8 September 2023, Charles University.

[39] Kluknavska, A., Eisele, O., Righetti, N. (2023). My Truth is My Castle: Mapping and Understanding Networks of Truth Contestation on Austria, Czech, German, and Polish Facebook during the Pandemic. ECREA Political Communication Section Conference 31 August – 01 September 2023 | Berlin, Germany

[38] Kulichkina, A., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2023). The Dynamics of Political Protest and Repression on Social Media in Authoritarian Settings: The Case of the 2021 Protests in Russia. ECPR General Conference 4 – 8 September 2023, Charles University.

[37] Tolochko, P., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2023). Measuring Political Polarization in Online Social Movement Networks. A Graph Embedding Approach. ECPR General Conference 4 – 8 September 2023, Charles University.

[36] Waldherr, A., Righetti, N. (2023). Focusing Events and Waves of Attention on Social Media. Research Talk, University of Vienna, Department of Communication, June 26, 2023, 11:30-13:00 CET, SR 3, Währinger Straße 29, Vienna.

[35] Righetti, N., Marchetti, R., Pagiotti, S., Stanziano, A. (2023). Religion-Based Movements and Right-Wing Alliances Against Abortion and Lgbtqi+ Rights. the Case of the Italian 2022 Elections on Twitter. XX ISA World Congress of Sociology: “Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies”. Melbourne, Australia, June 25-July 1, 2023.

[34] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marchetti, R., Mincigrucci, R. (2023). Unintentional Exposure to Political News on Facebook’s Religious Pages during the 2022 Italian Election Campaign. XX ISA World Congress of Sociology: “Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Sociology of New Entanglements of Religions, Politics, and Economies”. Melbourne, Australia, June 25-July 1, 2023.

[33] Giglietto, F., Marino, G., Mincigrucci, R., Righetti, N., Rossi, L., Stanziano, A., Terenzi, M., (2023). Comparing Political Information Exposure on Facebook during Two Italian General Election”. Beyond digital political communication: platforms, algorithms and automation. Conference of the Italian Association of Political Communication (AssoComPol). Turin, University of Turin, 8-10 June.

[32] Kakavand, A.E., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2023). Different platforms, same community? Comparing far-right networks on social media. 73rd Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA). Toronto, Canada.

[31] Kulichkina, A., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2023). Protest and repression on social media: The role of Twitter in pro-democracy and pro-regime coordination at the 2021 Russian protests. Technology in Movement, Movement in Technology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, 8-10 May 2023.

[30] Righetti, N., Marchetti, R., Pagiotti, S., Stanziano, A. (2023). Abortion rights between right-wing politics, religion, and morality. A computational analysis of actors and frames in the Italian 2022 election campaign on Twitter. ECPR Joint Sessions of Workshops 25 – 28 April 2023 Sciences Po Toulouse and Online.

[29] Bruns, A., Schumacher, N. F., Mathieu, M., Nuernbergk, C., Righetti, N., Giglietto, F., … & Gruzd, A. (2022). Pandemic Politics: The 2021 and 2022 German and Australian Federal Election Campaigns on Social Media. AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research.

[28] Righetti, N., Giglietto, F., Kakavand, A.E., Kulichkina, A., Marino, G., Terenzi, M. (2022). Political Communication on Social Media in the Lead-Up to the 2021 German Federal Elections: Coordinated Behavior, Political Ads, and Data Access Constraints. ECREA 2022, 9th European Communication Conference AARHUS (DENMARK) 19-22 OCTOBER 2022.

[27] Righetti, N., Giglietto, F., Kakavand, A.E., Kulichkina, A., Marino, G., Terenzi, M. (2022). Political Advertisement and Coordinated Behavior on Social Media in the Lead-Up to the 2021 German Federal Elections. ECPR General Conference, 22 – 26 August 2022, University of Innsbruck (Austria).

[26] Kulichkina, A., Righetti, N., Waldherr, A. (2022). Pro-democracy and Pro-regime Coordination in Russian Protests: The Role of Social Media. 72nd Annual ICA Conference, One World, One Network‽, 26-30 May 2022.

[25] Righetti, N., Rossi, L., Marino, G. (2021). Into the Belly of the Beast: The Research on Social Media and COVID-19 Misinformation in 2020. AoIR Conference 2021, 13-16 October 2021.

[24] Righetti, N., Rossi, L., Marino, G. (2021). The 2020 Research on Problematic Information on COVID-19 Pandemic: A Systematic Literature Review. SISP Conference 2021, 9-11 September 2021 (Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science).

[23] Righetti, N. (2021). The Anti-Gender Debate on Social Media. A Computational Communication Science Analysis of Networks, Activism, and Misinformation. SISP Conference 2021, 9-11 September 2021 (Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science).

[22] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G., Rossi, L. (2021). Screenshot News: How Headlines Circulates Social Media as Images. SISP Conference 2021, 9-11 September 2021 (Conference of the Italian Society of Political Science).

[21] Waldherr, A., Gallagher, R., Righetti, N., Klinger, K., Stoltenberg, D., Kumar, S., Ridley, D., Foucault Welles, B. (2021). Waves of Attention to Racial Injustice on Social Media: Cases of Extrajudicial Police Killings in the United States. 71st Annual International Communication Association Conference.

[20] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Rossi, L. (2021). {{CooRnet}}, an R Package to Detect Coordinated Link Sharing on Facebook. 71st Annual International Communication Association Conference.

[19] Stanziano, A., Marchetti, R., Pagiotti, S., and Righetti, N. (2021). Performing religious identity: the debate on Salvini’s use of religious symbols on Facebook. Religious Minorities and the Media, Methods, concepts, theories, and new research avenues.

[18] Marchetti, R., Righetti, N., Stanziano, A., Pagiotti, S. (2020). Political Instrumentalization of Religion: The Debate on Salvini’s Use of Religious Symbols on Facebook. ECPR General Conference. New Perspectives on Religion and Politics.

[17] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2020). Detecting Coordinated Link Sharing Behavior on Facebook During the Italian Coronavirus Outbreak. AoIR 2020.

[16] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Rossi. L., Marino, G., (2020). It Takes a Village to Manipulate the Media: Coordinated Link Sharing Behaviour During 2018 and 2019 Italian Elections. 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference.

[15] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G., Iannelli, L., Rossi, L., Valeriani, A. (2020). Exploring Media Ecosystems Through Partisan Media Attention: Lessons Learned from Two Elections in the European Laboratory of Social Media Populisms. 2nd Exploring Media Ecosystems Conference. March 2nd & 3rd, 2020 – MiT Cambridge, Massachusetts.

[14] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2019). Understanding Inauthentic Coordinated Link Sharing Behaviour on Facebook in the Run-up to 2018 and 2019 European Italian Elections. AoIR 2019: Trust in the System, 2-5 October 2019, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

[13] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N. (presenting author), Marino, G. (2019). Understanding Inauthentic Coordinated Link Sharing Behaviour on Facebook in the Run-up to 2018 and 2019 European Italian Elections. SISP (Italian Society of Political Science) Conference 2019. Lecce, 12-14 September 2019.

[12] Farci, M., Righetti, N. (2019). Men’s Rights Activism in Italy: between anti-feminism and anti-sexism, 14th Conference of the European Sociological Association, RS04 – Men and Masculinities in a Changing Europe, Manchester, 20-23 August 2019.

[11] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N. (presenting author), Marino, G. (presenting author) (2019). API and Beyond: Detecting Coordinated Behaviours in Facebook Interactions Around Political News Stories. Social Movements and Parties in a Fractured Media Landscape.COSMOS, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence, 1-2 July 2019.

[10] Giannini L., Righetti N. (2019). Obsolescenza programmata. Un’analisi delle retoriche emergenti, tra testate giornalistiche e piattaforme di discussione (“Planned obsolescence. An analysis of emerging rhetoric, between newspapers and discussion platforms”). AIS (Italian Sociological Association). Gli indistinti confini. Transmedialità nei processi comunicativi e transdisciplinarietà nelle scienze sociali. Bologna, June 13/14 2019.

[9] Giglietto F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2019). Surfacing disinformation by analyzing divergent patterns of social media interactions. “Online disinformation: an integrated view | #1 Defining and Measuring Disinformation” Workshop. Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. 6-7 May, 2019

[8] Righetti, N. (presenting author), Giglietto F. (2019). Notizie online e pattern di engagement su Facebook: il progetto “Mapping Italian News” (“Online news and pattern of engagement on Facebook: the Mapping Italian News project”). Il Digital Marketing tra semiotica, scienze sociali e comunicazione. Nuovi strumenti e nuove linee di ricerca. Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, March 1, 2019.

[7] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2018). Pattern di interazione divergenti e issue divisive: analisi delle interazioni Facebook su notizie riguardanti il fenomeno migratorio durante la campagna elettorale 2018 (“Divergent interaction patterns and divisive issues: an analysis of Facebook interactions on news stories about migration during the 2018 election campaign”). Convegno dell’Associazione Italiana di Comunicazione Politica (“Temi e leader oltre le ideologie”) – Perugia, 13-15 Dicembre 2018.

[6] Giglietto, F., Rossi, L., Righetti, N. (2018). Facebook, Twitter and the 2018 Italian election: limits and possibilities of studying the effects of social media on the democracy using publically available observational data. Locked Out of Social Platforms: an iCS Symposium on Challenges to Studying Disinformation. Copenhagen, October 27-28 2018.

[5] Giglietto, F., Iannelli, L., Rossi, L., Valeriani, A., Righetti, N., Zurovac, E., Marino, G., Usai, S. (2018). Mapping Italian News Media Political Coverage in the Lead-Up to 2018 General Election. #AoIR2018: The 19th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers, Montréal, Canada / 10-13 October 2018.

[4] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N. (presenting author), Marino, G., Valeriani, A., Iannelli, L., Rossi, L. (2018). Online media sources and partisan communities in the lead up to 2018 Italian General Election. SISP 2018 (Italian Society of Political Science), Torino, 6-8 September 2018.

[3] Righetti, N. (presenting author), Giglietto, F., Marino, G. (2018). La rappresentazione dell’Europa. Mappatura dell’informazione online in vista delle elezioni politiche italiane del 2018 (“The representation of Europe. Mapping the online news in the lead-up to the 2018 Italian election”). L’impatto del ciclo elettorale 2017-18 sulle società europee, AIS (Italian Sociological Association) – Mid-term conference, Catania 5-6 ottobre 2018.

[2] Giglietto, F., Valeriani, A., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2018). Diverging patterns of Facebook interactions on online news: media sources and partisan communities in the lead-up to 2018 Italian General Election. International Journal of Press/Politics, Fourth IJPP conference, Oct 10-12, 2018, Oxford.

[1] Giglietto, F., Righetti, N., Marino, G. (2018). L’economia dell’attenzione su Facebook durante la campagna elettorale 2018: strategie di amplificazione nell’eco-sistema ibrido dei media. What’s next? La sociologia dei processi culturali e comunicativi tra oggi e domani. Università di Bologna, 28/29 giugno 2018.