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How is the “Purcell principle” threatening voting rights in America? | The Economist…
#PurcellPrinciple, #VotingRights, #USA
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MPs who misuse social media: an update. My list of MPs who block constituents for asking (polite) questions on Twitter and FB now has 135 names. 9 are not Tories. Recently added offenders are:
Boris Johnson @BorisJohnson
Fiona Bruce
Miriam Cates
Ben Everitt @Ben_Everitt
Chris Green @CGreenUK
Lucy Allan @lucyallan
Andrew Jones @AJonesMP
Alexander Stafford @Alex_Stafford
Mark Tami (Lab) @MarkTamiMP

All Tories unless otherwise stated. Those without Twitter handles are either FB offenders or have deleted their accounts.Some use Parler instead
Boris Johnson is a FB offender. He blocked a constituent for politely suggesting he might not make a good PM...
Please let me know if your MP has blocked you for no good reason on social media. #blockedbymymp #digitaldemocracy
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I'm sitting in on the @demsoc @digidemlab Webinar exploring Digital tools for citizen participation. I'm going to do one of my mega-threads again. Feel free to mute for an hour!… 1/ #CitizenParticipation #DigitalDemocracy
I'm sorry that I'm not sure whose speaking, it's Sanna but I joined late. The webinar comes during the current pandemic and localities and cities are starting to ask for support for engaging citizens online. 2/ #CitizenParticipation #DigitalDemocracy
This is a global webinar with what looks like participants from every continent 3/ #CitizenParticipation #DigitalDemocracy Image
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Pt 1 highlights from our 1st panelist of the day: What is Democratic about Technologies? Johnathan Albright @d1gi spoke about the data and structural aspects that are behind news events and the amplification aspects of propaganda and misinformation. #digidems #digitaldemocracy
Albright mapped out the 2016 media ecosystem and found that much of the far right and extreme views were populating through public API resources, things like wikipedia forces and Youtube. The manipulation of public networks, then..
makes it important to understand more about the structural ecosystem, the pathways and the amplification of bias views that people find through information technologies. The positioning of accounts within the network reveals the tactical position of particular content and media..
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