By Alex Frame,Gilles Brachotte

The arrival of the participatory internet 2.0 has been hailed through many as a media revolution, bringing with it new instruments and chances for direct political motion. via specialized on-line systems, mainstream social media or blogs, electorate in lots of international locations are more and more looking to have their voices heard on-line, if it is to foyer, to aid or to bitch approximately their elected representatives. Politicians, too, are adopting "new media" in particular methods, even though they can be criticised for failing to grab the complete strength of on-line instruments to go into into discussion with their electorates. Bringing jointly views from all over the world, this quantity examines rising types of citizen participation within the face of the evolving logics of political verbal exchange, and offers a distinct and unique specialize in the space which exists among political makes use of of electronic media through the politicians and by means of the folk they represent.

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