Download Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political by David Karpf PDF

By David Karpf

one of the ways in which electronic media has reworked political activism, the main impressive isn't really that new media permits disorganized plenty to talk, yet that it allows geared up activist teams to pay attention. underneath the waves of e-petitions, "likes," and hashtags lies a sea of information - a newly quantified type of supporter sentiment - and advocacy corporations can now make the most of new instruments to degree this information to make judgements and form campaigns. during this booklet, David Karpf discusses the ability and capability of this new "analytic activism," exploring the organizational and media logics that be sure how electronic inputs form the alternatives that political campaigners make. He presents the 1st cautious research of ways enterprises like and effect the categories of political narratives that dominate our fb newsfeeds and Twitter timelines, and the way and its "netroots" friends use analytics to pay attention extra successfully to their individuals and supporters. in addition, he identifies the bounds that outline the scope of this new kind of equipped citizen engagement. but additionally elevating a notice of warning, Karpf identifies the risks and obstacles in placing an excessive amount of religion in those new types of prepared listening.

Show description

Read Online or Download Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy (Oxford Studies in Digital Politics) PDF

Similar media studies books

Enjoy Your Symptom!: Jacques Lacan in Hollywood and Out

Slavoj Zizek, dubbed by way of the Village Voice "the gigantic of Ljubljana," is again with a brand new variation of his heavily unique e-book on movie, psychoanalysis (and life). His inimitable mix of philosophical and social conception, Lacanian research, and outrageous humor are made to teach how Hollywood video clips can clarify psychoanalysis-and vice versa utilizing motion pictures comparable to Marnie and the guy Who Knew an excessive amount of.

Media and Social Inequality: Innovations in Community Structure Research

This e-book is likely one of the first to systematically discover the impression of group inequality on reporting political and social switch. even if such a lot journalism students are nonetheless eager about the impression of media on society, Media and Social Inequality explores the opposite standpoint: the influence of society on media.

Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative

This e-book argues that point commute fiction is a story “laboratory,” a surroundings for concept experiments during which crucial theoretical questions on storytelling—and, by way of extension, in regards to the philosophy of temporality, background, and subjectivity—are represented within the kind of literal units and plots.

Communication and Information Technologies Annual: Digital Empowerment: Opportunities and Challenges of Inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean (Studies in Media and Communications)

Backed by means of the conversation, info applied sciences, and Media Sociology portion of the yank Sociological organization (CITAMS), this quantity assembles correct learn targeting ICTs in Latin the USA and the Caribbean—two understudied components of world significance. relating to Latin the US, the cellular broadband revolution is occurring and the unfold of cellular telephony and broadband web is commencing to succeed in extra economically different populations.

Extra resources for Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy (Oxford Studies in Digital Politics)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 19 votes