Building Digital Gov Strategies

Media use during conflicts: Information seeking and political efficacy during the 2012 Mexican elections

Comparte este postABSTRACT: Public access to accurate and reliable information is fundamental to democracy and democratic decision-making. In emerging democracies, during political crises or controversial elections, reliable information is often difficult to obtain. In authoritarian regimes, citizens’ perceptions of information reliability are tightly linked to trust in government, and both are typically low. Open government Leer más

Building Digital Gov Strategies

Social media governments from innovators to laggards: the case of Mexican local governments with diffusion of innovations theory

Comparte este postThe majority of local governments implement social media into their web sites and means of communications without any strategy or knowledge about their advantages or perils. Academic research about how local governments use social media platforms is scarce. Most of the research is focused on services, comparative perspectives or assessment of e-government. Local Leer más

Building Digital Gov Strategies

The effects of technology use on efficiency, transparency, and corruption in municipal governments: preliminary results from a citizen perspective

Comparte este postABSTRACT: The idea that government transparency is directly related to the use of technology was boosted when Barack Obama’s Transparency Memorandum was published in 2009. According to this view, the implementation of information technologies in government has significant effects on efficiency, transparency, and corruption, among other variables. However, it is not clear if Leer más

Building Digital Gov Strategies

Reseña: Enacting Electronic Government Success, de J. Ramón Gil-García, Nueva York, Springer

Comparte este post El novedoso campo de estudio del gobierno electrónico se ha integra- do a partir de distintas dimensiones, lo que dificulta el enfoque en una sola y por ello debería estudiarse en forma in- tegral. Para empezar se trata de un campo que no termina de evolucionar, por el contrario su dinámica responde Leer más