Tag: elections 2012

Live-tweeting democracy: the fantasy of representation

puellaludens , December 10th, 2012

Twitter and the 2012 Elections: Media Practice and Politics Whereas Facebook is a platform that treats politics as more or less taboo, Twitter’s network is made up substantially…

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Practices of political news production and consumption on Facebook’s news feed

puellaludens , December 9th, 2012

Since its beginning, the Internet’s potential to disseminate information broadly and easily has been hailed as a great democratizing force. Today, this idealist vision has somewhat deteriorated,…

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