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Towards a critical data science – the complicated relationship between data and the democratic project.

Bates, Jo (2016) Towards a critical data science – the complicated relationship between data and the democratic project. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Jan 2016). Website.

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Abstract

What is driving the rise in data-driven techniques used by politicians and political campaigns to connect with the concerns and needs of citizens? Will a data-driven approach to political campaign messaging disrupt the “echo chamber” effect that is perceived to emerge within online spaces? Jo Bates finds the role of data science in the development of the democratic process is still far from certain.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2015 LSE Impact of Social Sciences; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > Impact of Social Sciences Blog at LSE
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2016 17:28
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2019 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/65284

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