February 9, 2015

The failure to embrace contemporary methods of communication is a significant problem for politicians, writes the University of South Australia's Collette Snowden.

Opinion
April 25, 2013

The Pew Research Centre highlights how the political opinion and activity among Americans is increasingly being channeled through social media. 

Report
November 1, 2014

The Asia-Europe Foundation, the Hanns Seidel Foundation and International IDEA examine how citizen movements in Europe and Asia are emerging as alternatives to major political parties.

Report

A new social media tool called Countable allows US citizens to review government proposals and say whether they support it.

June 3, 2013

In a 2013 report, the UK House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee recommends greater public engagement with policy-making.

Report
May 21, 2015

Andy Williamson from Democracy Space reflects on the influence of social media on the 2015 UK election campaign.

Opinion
June 10, 2015

Two new apps allow a public servant or a citizen to live stream public meetings, writes Northeastern University's James Toscano.

Opinion
July 27, 2015

The ABC's Patricia Karvelas argues politicians need to harness the non-stop nature of digital media to develop better policy.

Opinion
July 2, 2015

Jun, a municipality located in the province of Granada, Spain, is pioneering Twitter as a way of administering its public services.

News

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