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Politicians should use Twitter to engage more, and broadcast less

Stoddart, Ali (2013) Politicians should use Twitter to engage more, and broadcast less. Democratic Audit Blog (28 Sep 2013). Website.

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Much has been written about social media’s tranformative potential with regard to the future of the democracy. But despite initial signs that both the Prime Minister and his Deputy were willing to embrace and facilitate this change, the Government seems to have fallen back into the familiar ‘top down’ method of political communication, albeit via new means. Ali Stoddart looks at where they’ve gone wrong.

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Additional Information: © Democratic Audit UK
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2013 15:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:54

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