Social media and responsible debate

Matthew Chrisman, Peter McColl

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Abstract / Description of output

The development of social media in the early 2000 sseemed to promise increased opportunity for genuine and constructive political debate. In addition to a place to post pictures of our cats and children, platforms such as Facebook and Twitter gave us the opportunity to articulate and refine reasons for and against various public policies and to quickly share our ideas with a large number of people.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCharter for Responsible Debate
EditorsMatthew Chrisman, Alice König, Peter McColl, John O'Connor
PublisherThe Young Academy of Scotland
Pages20-21
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 31 Aug 2021

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