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Public communication and the role of social media in enhancing democratic innovation: the case of the City of Bologna
Titolo Rivista: SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE  
Autori/Curatori: Giulia Allegrini, Stefano Spillare 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2021 Fascicolo: 61 Public Sector Communication: hybridizations and trajectories of development in the digital era Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  18 P. 109-126 Dimensione file:  419 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SC2021-061008
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Social media represents for public administration an important area to experi-ment forms of democratic innovation, however this potentiality is often unex-plored. This article, with a focus on the case of the city of Bologna aims to explore 1) whether and how public communication practices enhanced in local participa-tory processes can support a substantial form of participation; 2) which roles so-cial media specifically play in enhancing a participatory environment; 3) which kind of dynamics of interaction emerge between public administration and citizens and the challenges which need to be addressed by a public communication orient-ed to the public engagement.


Keywords: Social Media, Public communication, Democratic innovation, Partici-patory Budgeting, We government, networked citizens

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Giulia Allegrini, Stefano Spillare, in "SOCIOLOGIA DELLA COMUNICAZIONE " 61/2021, pp. 109-126, DOI:10.3280/SC2021-061008

   

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