Is the internet really changing politics?
- 14th December 2009, 06:00PM
- Demos, 3rd Floor Magdalen House, 136 Tooley St, London SE1 2TU
Rishi Saha, Head of New Media, Conservative Party
Evgeny Morozov, Yahoo Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University
Tom Watson MP for West Bromwich East
John Lloyd, Director of Journalism at Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, Oxford University; Contributing Editor, Financial Times
James Crabtree, Managing Editor, Prospect (Chair)
From Obama raising $500m online to David Cameron doing the dishes on Webcameron - is the internet changing how politics works? As the UK gears up to a general election, have we overrated the influence of technology on critical political events?
Join Demos and Prospect for a debate on whether the net is changing politics and campaigning, with Tory web guru Rishi Saha; pioneering Labour blogger Tom Watson MP; John Lloyd of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism; and special guest Evgeny Morozov of Georgetown University; chaired by Prospect's James Crabtree.
The event will take place from 17.30 for an 18.00 start and run to 19.30 on Monday 14 December, at Demos, 3rd floor Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street, London SE1 2TU.
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This event is being held with Prospect Magazine.