A Real-Time Audience Feedback Tool to Engage with Political Debates Social media have multiplied the channels of sensory streams available to the public audience of political debates. But is this new “participation experience” truly informative? Do social media voices really capture the richness of citizens’ reactions while they are watching the political debates? The Democratic Reflection app is a new tool to actively […]
EDV has been featured in OpenLearn, the OU’s free learning portal. Filed under People, Politics and Law, the piece describes the aims of the project, invites readers to try Democratic Reflection during Thursday’s BBC Challengers’ Debate, and introduces Democratic Replay.
After months of extensive negotiations, broadcasters have finally announced their plans for leaders’ debates and similar events over the British Election Campaign. As we discussed earlier this year, the main election debate will include the leaders of 7 parties: the Conservatives, Labour, Lib Dems, UKIP, the Green Party, the SNP and Plaid Cymru, and will take […]
EDV’s Principal Investigator, Prof Stephen Coleman, was interviewed yesterday by Martha Kearney for BBC Radio 4’s World at One. As political parties and broadcaster negotiate this year’s election debates, Prof Coleman explained how and why voters feel entitled to full televised debates between the party leaders. Listen to the interview below or follow this link.