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Social Media and e-Democracy in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

Finau, Glen; Kant, Romitesh; Logan, Sarah; Prasad, Acklesh; Tarai, Jope; Cox, John


This paper examines the extent social media is enabling e-democracy in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The study conducts an interpretative case study approach interviewing active social media users, political actors, civil servants, civilians, civil society actors and tertiary students. The study also conducts a content analysis of popular "political social media" Facebook pages in these three countries. The findings of the study suggest that social media is playing a role in facilitating...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
Source: 20th Americas Conference on Information Systems, AMCIS 2014
Access Rights: Open Access


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