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
March 19, 2001

A report by Congressional Management Foundation finds that email torrents from citizens are jamming the gears of the US Congress – and the advent of social media will only add to the problem. 

Report
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

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