Using search engines and the EBSCO databases, find at least three sources with current views or opinions, and write a 500 word paper on the following topic: (As written above) The impact of Web-based communication on public attitudes and political policy making. Document your paper using the guideline in "Note on Documentation" Please remember to proofread your assignment carefully before you submit it. Click the following link, which provides proofreading tips as well as information about how your assignment will be graded: Tips for Written Assignment. Above is verbatim with the course syllabus. Here is the course information for the paper Living in the Information Age SOS110-OL009
The Impact Of Web-Based Communication On Public Attitudes And Political Policy Making
The internet is a powerful medium. It is not just a source of information, but can also be an important platform for fundraising, civic action, and many others. Today, the internet is playing a larger role in governance as more political leaders go online to collaborate and consult with their citizenry. While the internet is believed to be instrumental for the President Barack Obama’s election to office, the nationalization of the Arab Spring and the internationalization of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, a number of researchers are still asking: how exactly does the web-based communication affect public attitudes and political policy making and how can be utilized more effectively?