Digital and social media: in-between democratic backsliding and democratic innovation

Zanuttini, Noemi (A.A. 2021/2022) Digital and social media: in-between democratic backsliding and democratic innovation. Tesi di Laurea in Political sociology, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Michele Sorice, pp. 87. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Democracy in a digital society. What is democracy? Crisis of democracy and crisis in democracy. The digital revolution. The implication of digital media in the crisis in democracy. Digital media as a two-sided coin-democratic backsliding. From techno-optimism to techno-pessimism: what happened in-between? Ipsa scientia potestas est. From communication to manipulation: the attention economy. Digital lobbying through cognitive biases and algorithms. When did it all turn sour? Digital media as a source of democratic backsliding: key findings. Two sides of the same coin–democratic innovation. Democratic innovations: an overview. A typology of democratic innovation as applied to the digital: Decidim. A survey: what does the vox populi think about digital participatory platforms? The platformization of society. Political communication: an ever-changing paradigm. The personalization of politics. The digital divide. Democratic innovation in and through the digital: potential reality or declared utopia?


Bibliografia: pp. 79-85.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Political Science (L36)
Chair: Political sociology
Thesis Supervisor: Sorice, Michele
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2023 09:39
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2023 09:39


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