This policy outlook revisits the nature of the relationship between social media, political polarisation, and disinformation, in the context of this nexus for public policy and democracy.

Dr. Serkan Birgel 06 July 2020

Coming off the back of the recent Twitter takedowns in Turkey, this document briefly revisits the nature of the relationship between social media, political polarisation, and disinformation, in the context of this nexus for public policy and democracy. The literature on the topic is vast, but the paper will still attempt to introduce this relationship and explore the aforementioned themes.

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