Citizenship, Internet and Democracy

We ask ourselves whether the public space created by the new digital media and the social media networks can function as a true sphere of thought and collective action, with a real impact on politics, at a time when the traditional media are experiencing an economic and legitimacy crisis.

Technology

Fake news: sharing is caring

Sandra Álvaro

Algorithmic filter bubbles on the Internet limit the diversity of viewpoints we see and make it easier to spread fabricated information.

“The Internet can empower groups whose aims are in fact antithetical to democracy.”

Evgeny Morozov

“The Internet has brought democracy to so many other things. It’s about time the Internet brought democracy to democracy.”

Joe Greene
Citizenship, Internet and Democracy