• Between 2014 and 2017, Miguel worked at Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile, where he was a researcher at the Center for Public Policy, lecturer for the undergraduate programs in Political Science and Journalism, leader of the Electoral Studies Group and part of a multidisciplinary team which develops mobile applications for elections. (bu.edu)
  • Olivia received her B.A in political science and anthropology from Union College (Schenectady, NY) in 2018 and entered the Ph.D. program at BU supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship in Fall 2018. (bu.edu)
  • She joined the Ph.D. program in Political Science at Boston University in Fall 2018. (bu.edu)
  • It's important for political movements to embrace new technologies, but part of embracing new technologies is understanding them and actually respecting what they're for and Twitter is never going to be anything other than an incidental sideshow to political activism. (motherjones.com)
  • The UK's data protection agency will push for increased transparency into how personal data flows between digital platforms to ensure people being targeted for political advertising are able to understand why and how it is happening. (techcrunch.com)
  • It is a good thing, but it needs to be made more transparent, and we need to control and regulate how political campaigning is happening on social media, and the platforms need to do more. (techcrunch.com)
  • Although it's not yet clear how the UK government will seek to regulate social media platforms to control political advertising. (techcrunch.com)
  • Steven Pinker says that politicians use vague and indirect language to avoid making concrete statements, and that lazy journalists base political coverage around "gaffe spotting" rather than analysis of political platforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the 20th and 21st Centuries satire is found in an increasing number of media (in cartoons as political cartoons with heavy caricature and exaggeration, and in political magazines) and the parallel exposure of political scandals to performances (including television shows). (wikipedia.org)
  • For this reason, many political elites tend to prefer a non-centralized state where they can maintain more control over the political agenda. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lack of transparency and resistance to change can affect voters' trust in the political system. (livemint.com)
  • She is currently working on a project that examines the role of US interest groups in influencing judicial behavior on the US Supreme Court, and another that explores the role of political trust in the emergence of radical political attitudes. (bu.edu)
  • Some of the early shows that used political satire include the British and American versions of the program That Was the Week That Was (airing on the American Broadcasting Company, or ABC, in the U.S.), CBS's The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and NBC's Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In. (wikipedia.org)
  • In modern era, political satire in the United Kingdom includes pamphlets and newspaper articles, such as Private Eye, topical television panel shows such as Have I Got News for You, and television series such as Yes Minister, House of Cards and The Thick of It and ToryBoy The Movie. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, the public opinion in the Athenian democracy was remarkably influenced by the political satire performed by the comic poets at the theatres. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "Escalation Effect" contends that if citizens get together, this will induce elites to form national resources to fight against them and maintain the political agenda the way they desire. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to data, for the period between 2004-05 and 2014-15, about 70% of the declared income for both national and regional political parties put together came from unknown sources. (livemint.com)
  • The "Political Agenda Effect" asserts that when citizens from different backgrounds get together, their agenda will change in a way that takes their demands away from elites to focus more on public goods. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is related to the political agenda because often governments measure a positive real world impact only in terms of the political agenda they have. (wikipedia.org)
  • Samuel Freeman (1994) concludes that: The political conception provides a public justification of liberal institutions that is "freestanding," hence based in fundamental ideals democratic citizens share in common, and independent of the comprehensive views that form an overlapping consensus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gravis Marketing was the recipient of the 2013 American Association of Political Consultants Award for 2012 Presidential Primary domestic and international phone calls. (prweb.com)