Online Politics

A Year of Change

Brie Rogers Lowery | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Politics
Brie Rogers Lowery

One year ago, Change.org launched in the UK. It's grown more than we could ever have predicted. Using the incredible power of storytelling and the shareability that social media offers, individuals who have never considered themselves campaigners or identified as 'political' are challenging the institutions that govern their communities, cities regions and countries.

Clicktivism: A Model For 21st Century Activism?

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

A war is being fought. Its battlefields are the pages of social networking sites across the globe, and its soldiers are armed with placards and computer cursors. This is the battle of traditional activism versus clicktivism

What You See Isn't What You Get With Online Politics

Dr Mark Pack | Posted 13.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dr Mark Pack

Grey. And wanting to pay homage to Barack Obama. That's the rather odd impression left from taking a flick through the websites of the Republican contenders to be their party's 2012 presidential candidate.