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11 April 2018

The Impact of Digital Activism on Post-Cold War Politics

This article surveys the ups and downs of digital activism since 1990s, analyzing its various forms and effects on the political process in the post-Cold War era. While there has been no shortage of claims about its revolutionary potential, its actual impact has proved somewhat more limited than originally expected. Nonetheless, the emergence of new forms of digital protests -ranging from cyber-attacks to advanced forms of computational propaganda -poses new challenges, revealing that the traditional political landscape has been greatly affected by digitalization.
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