In the digital era, political activism can be individual as well as collective


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Rebecca Rumbul


The internet has changed society in numerous ways, including the nature of political activism. Rebecca Rumbul argues that we have seen a shift from collective action along traditional participatory lines, to individual action, with web users able to act alone on the issues that interest and motivate them.

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Rumbul, R. (2014). In the digital era, political activism can be individual as well as collective. [online] mySociety Research. Available at: http://research.mysociety.org/publications/digital-era-political-activism-can-be-individual-w [Accessed 19 Oct 2018].