Politics, policy, populism and online media: Investigating possible (dis)connections and actors in modern democracies

Politics, policy, populism and online media: Investigating possible (dis)connections and actors in modern democracies

This research project aims to examine how innovations caused by online and social media are shaping political processes and interacting with governance and citizenship, thereby answering the broad question: do online media promote informed policy discussion or do they mainly amplify populist and simplified interpretations of issues?

 

Estatuto: 
Proponent entity
Financed: 
Yes
Entidades: 
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
Keywords: 

Political communication, Populism, Social media, Democracy

This research project aims to examine how innovations caused by online and social media are shaping political processes and interacting with governance and citizenship, thereby answering the broad question: do online media promote informed policy discussion or do they mainly amplify populist and simplified interpretations of issues?

 

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Parceria: 
Unintegrated

PPP

Coordenador 
Start Date: 
02/02/2015
End Date: 
01/02/2020
Duração: 
60 meses
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