Social media offers new hope for jaded citizenry to reconnect with democracy

  • Lykke Margot Ricard



Radio interview on local governments/city governments use of social media in relation to democracy and building capacity for public innovation; community building and city developments. Examples on Copenhagen bike lanes ABC Broadcast, Australia. Program: RN Drive To the naysayers, social media is little more than a bastion of cat videos and Kardashians.But a growing number of political researchers are peering past the emojis and Candy Crush invitations to examine the important role Twitter, Facebook and a range of other social media platforms are playing in democracy and policy making. On RN Drive we hear how the Internet and social media is transforming the way communities, government and corporations are engaging in policy debates and democracy.
Periode8 dec. 2015