Discussing Social Media and its Role in Democracy
On December 30, 2011, Newsline and TeaBreak.pk co-producedepisode 2 of The [email protected] Room, our ongoing series of live online discussions that explore the key political and social issues of Pakistan.
Episode 2 was all about social media and democracy. In it, well-known blogger and activist Sana Saleem took on the role of moderator and asked our esteemed panellists to answer the following questions:
- How has social media affected the dynamics of politics and political campaigning in Pakistan in recent years?
- Can social media change power structures?
- Can social media break down divides, or is it still a elitist platform?
- Can information communication technologies be used for transparency in governance and transparency during policy making?
If you missed it, you can catch a replay of the entire show on Teabreak.pk: click here to proceed.