WRC 1023: QLP Assignment

Online Politics

Politics is taking over the internet.  Online, people research political topics, political opinions, debate politics.  Those people and issues to be decided on during an election, also use the internet to gain support and donations.   

  •  What are the effects of online political action to politics?  Choose a specific sort of action to look at what it does.  This can be the effects on voters or campaigns. 
  • How should voters use the internet to become more politically active?  How should campaigns use the internet to persuade voters?
  • Is using the internet to further politics effective?  Why?  Choose a certain online behavior (posting on social media, reading news sites, etc.) to evaluate.