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Twitter has been important for emergency management in the UK local government, especially during the 2011 riots

Panagiotopoulos, Panos (2012) Twitter has been important for emergency management in the UK local government, especially during the 2011 riots. British Politics and Policy at LSE (12 Dec 2012). Website.

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Abstract

In recent years the social networking site Twitter has played an increasingly prominent role in emergency management. In this post Panos Panagiotopoulos reports on his research into the use of Twitter by local government authorities. He argues that Twitter is enabling new forms of collaboration between authorities and citizens, increasingly of great importance in responding to unforeseen events.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 15:40
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2020 00:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/48649

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