Citizen Engagement and Social Media: The Case of Mexican Presidential Candidacies

Social media has transformed election campaigns around the world. While it is difficult to determine to what extent social media influence voters’ decisions, there is no doubt that social media platforms impact on candidate advertising and public debate during elections. This research, the methodological formulation of which is based on a case study, seeks toContinue reading Citizen Engagement and Social Media: The Case of Mexican Presidential Candidacies

Gobierno Abierto y Transparencia en México: estudio longitudinal 2015-2018

Resumen: El gobierno abierto (GA) se ha implementado a partir de programas públicos, agendas digitales y programas; en México, lo ha hecho a través de la transparencia. Esta investigación analiza cómo se lleva a cabo la transparencia en gobiernos locales, respondiendo a la siguiente pregunta: ¿Cómo ha sido la evolución de la transparencia y datosContinue reading Gobierno Abierto y Transparencia en México: estudio longitudinal 2015-2018

Rise and Fall of Digital Activism in Mexico From 2000-2019

Political activism is more alive than ever. After the scandal of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, online social media platforms restricted the distribution of content to privacy laws. But populism disruption in many countries fosters political discontent. Online protests and everyday claims are rising. Add to this context environmental problems and an absence of an ideologicalContinue reading Rise and Fall of Digital Activism in Mexico From 2000-2019