Social Media And Popular Elections

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Presentation I gave at Hunter College on the topic of social media's effect on popular elections around the world.

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  • India: http://blog.lkadvani.in/ BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani started a blog Iran: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Vs. Hossein Mousavi Twitter People turning their profile pics green Mashable.com claiming that they were getting early reports of the elections being rigged http://www.casavaria.com/cafesentido/2009/06/28/3283/kalemeh-mousavis-web-site-shut-down-by-iranian-authorities/ - Iranian officials shut down Mousavi website Mousavi encourages his supporters to rise up in non-violence. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iranian_presidential_election,_2009 European Parliament elections Alde and EPP http://bentekalsnes.wordpress.com/2009/08/03/the-european-parliaments-experience-with-social-media-a-post-election-reflection/
  • Yes: We could monitor every word, action, and movement of the candidates Made individual fundraising easier More people could be involved The world was watching No: Campaigns are about issues, not media campaigns The election was fairly close and McCain barely did anything People pay more attention to traditional news outlets rather than social media sources
  • Players: Candidates Campaign Staff Communications Directors The Public Political Parties Historians - the use of social media in elections naturally leads to social media having an impact on elected administrations and politics as a whole
  • Players: Candidates Campaign Staff Communications Directors The Public Political Parties Historians - the use of social media in elections naturally leads to social media having an impact on elected administrations and politics as a whole
  • Social Media And Popular Elections

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    2. 3. <ul><li>Social Media’s Effect on Popular Elections </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How have candidates used social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What difference did social media make in elections around the world? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Now what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What long-term effects will social media have on elections, government, and other sectors? </li></ul></ul>
    3. 4. Social Media – The development and sharing of content that connects people and ideas across the globe ?
    4. 13. There was a recent article in the New York Times that includes several rich media features on the election in Afghanistan. They are summarized on the next few slides http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/22/world/asia/22afghan.html?_r=1&8au&emc=au Abdullah Abdullah (rival candidate) President Hamid Karzai
    5. 22. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/22/world/asia/22afghan.html?_r=1&8au&emc= au
    6. 23. Player Impact
    7. 24. Positive Negative
    8. 25. Positive Negative
    9. 26. Sector Implication
    10. 27. Thanks – it was a pleasure to be with you today! Questions and comments

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