Sentiment Analysis of Facebook Users Reacting to Political Campaign Posts

Abstract: A recent trend in political campaign studies is the use of sentiment analysis to understand users’ decisions. The scandal of Facebook and Cambridge Analytics is an example of efforts to use social media platforms to impact citizens’ will. This research aims to answer the question: Did the Facebook reactions of users in Mexico reflectContinue reading Sentiment Analysis of Facebook Users Reacting to Political Campaign Posts

Mexico: entre el gobierno abierto y la transparencia Artificial.

Para resolver los males de México, la transparencia se ha convertido en la palabra mágica, sin embargo, en el resto del mundo han sido siempre: gobierno abierto. Surge entonces la interrogante que orienta a este ensayo: ¿México quiere ir hacia el gobierno abierto o hacia la transparencia artificial? Para dar una respuesta, el presente trabajoContinue reading Mexico: entre el gobierno abierto y la transparencia Artificial.

Toward an integrative assessment of open government: Proposing conceptual lenses and practical components

ABSTRACT: Open government, as a concept, should be understood through a holistic perspective. It is not enough to provide access to government information without redesigning processes and changing regulations. However, little work has been done to measure the components of open government and provide guidance for implementation. We argue that one way to start fillingContinue reading Toward an integrative assessment of open government: Proposing conceptual lenses and practical components

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

ABSTRACT: 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 policies helpContinue reading Media use during conflicts: Information seeking and political efficacy during the 2012 Mexican elections