Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Mixed-Method

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

Other (adaption of NOVA)

Country studied

Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Mexico, Nigeria, the Philippines, Serbia, Sudan, the USA and Zimbabwe.

Data

Primary

Data Collected

Other (social media)

Study setting

Online

Age group of participant

N/A

Participant sex

N/A

Target population

General

Sample size

n=9 (twitter accounts)

How food companies use social media to influence policy debates: a framework of Australian ultra-processed food industry Twitter data/Public Health Nutrition

Goal

Identify if and how Australian UPF industry actors use Twitter to influence food and health policy debates and produce a conceptual framework to describe the influence.

Results

Top strategies UPF industry actors use on Twitter to influence food and health policy debates include co-opting public health narratives, opposing regulation, supporting voluntary, co- or self-regulation, engaging policy processes and decision-makers, linking regulatory environments to the need for ongoing profitability, affecting public perceptions and value judgemnets, using ignorance claims to distort policy narratives

Authors

Hunt D.

Journal

DOI