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Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.
Tim Flannery and Catriona Wallace argue in The Monthly that online citizen forums to discuss and decide on policy is the answer to fixing democracy.
A report by the UK Parliament on how to mesh democracy with the digital world outlines an ambitious plan to renew transparency and re-engage with citizens.
The European Science Foundation outlines the benefits of putting digital technologies at the centre of democracy.
The University of Michigan's Alex Halderman and Vanessa Teague of the University of Melbourne speak to Up Close Podcast about the challenges of electronic and internet voting.
In a 2013 report, the UK House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee recommends greater public engagement with policy-making.
Harvard University’s Berkman Centre for Internet and Society reviews the potential of three types of e-democracy, including electronic voting and candidate-voter matching.
The UK Parliament needs to harness digital media to be a trusted source of political and policy information, according to a report by the Hansard Society.
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