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Social Media, Civic Engagement, and the Slactivism Hypothesis: Lessons from Mexico’s “El Bronco”

Does social media use have a positive or negative impact on civic engagement? The cynical “slacktivism[...]

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Topics Civic Engagement Social Media

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The Droids You’re Looking For: Bots as a Tool for Journalism

This originally appeared as “These are the Droids You’re Looking For:  Bots as a Tool For[...]

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Topics Civic Engagement


CEU On Point with Philip N. Howard

In this episode of On Point, Professor Philip N. Howard discusses social media and its role[...]

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Topics Civic Engagement Social Media

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Does Social Media Make a Difference in Election Campaigns? Digital Dividends in Brazil’s 2010 National Elections

Over the past decade, digital and mobile media have significantly changed the system of political communication[...]

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Topics Civic Engagement Elections Political Communication Social Media

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