Towards a critical data science – the complicated relationship between data and the democratic …

Bates, Jo (2016) Towards a critical data science – the complicated relationship between data and the democratic project. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (12 Jan 2016) Blog Entry.Abstract What is driving the rise in data-driven techniques used by politicians and political campaigns to connect with the concerns and needs of citizens? Will a data-driven approach to political campaign messaging disrupt the “echo chamber” effect that is perceived to emerge within online spaces? Jo Bates finds the role of data science in the development of the democratic process is still far from certain. Actions (login required) Record administration – authorised staff only


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