Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to ban TikTok on all federal government-issued devices follows similar government bans in the United States at the federal and state levels.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh has deactivated his TikTok profile in a move that will undermine his party’s attempts to engage with young voters through social media.
Dr Monique Ryan at her election night reception in the federal seat of Kooyong, May 21, 2022.
A new book examines the systemic, situational and attitudinal factors that led to the dramatic political realignment of the 2022 federal election.
Stephen Lecce, minister of education for Ontario, was challenged for his anti-Black behaviour in college.
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Instead of looking at anti-Black racism as a one-off moment in the past, it should be looked at as an ongoing systemic issue that should be actively challenged and addressed in a sustained way.
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The positive nexus between Morrison’s economic agenda and his masculine leadership image in 2019 may have now turned negative. This reinforces Labor narratives that he’s uncaring and a poor performer.
An expert on preferential voting rates the Australian voting system on 4 key measures.
Some political parties, including the Economic Freedom Fighters, want municipal elections postponed because they can’t host campaign rallies.
It’s not convincing to argue that the political parties would not be able to campaign as they have done in the past.
Los 3 de la Habana, perform their song The Trump Song at a rally in Florida.
As you would expect the two US election campaigns differ greatly in their approach to songs.
As Queensland heads to to the polls, hundreds of voters have received unsolicited text messages from Clive Palmer urging them to vote against Labor. And that’s just the tip of the electioneering iceberg.
Uganda is preparing for its next election amid COVID-19 containment measures.
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Debate is raging as to whether Uganda can hold a scientific election, preceded by mass media and digital campaigns.
Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments
Keir Starmer was recently made to look stupid in a video edited by the Conservative party.
It’s a slippery slope from satire to dangerous deepfakes.
Controlling a leader’s image via campaign-sanctioned photographs is an age-old practice in politics.
Controlling how leaders appear in photographs is an age-old practice in politics. It’s in full force during the Canadian election.
Visualisation of election-related Twitter activity on QUT’s Sphere display.
Analysis of tweets from the election campaign reveal two key trends: independents are organising, and embattled Liberal candidates are having to take the fight to their rivals.
Are South Africa’s biggest political parties offering anything new to inject much-needed life into the ailing education system?
Here’s what researchers found when they assessed the election manifestos of South Africa’s three biggest political parties’ and what they say about education.
The Mueller report reveals that Trump and his campaign did all kinds of ethically questionable activities to smear Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election, including asking Russia to hack Clinton’s email. According to Attorney General William Barr, nothing Trump did was illegal.
Amid all the Mueller report uncertainty, one thing is clear: Donald Trump did some wildly improper things to win the presidency. So did Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, JFK and George W. Bush.
Voters are active on social media platforms, such as Facebook and Instagram, so that’s where the parties need to be.
After the 2016 US election and ensuing Cambridge Analytic scandal, there was a lot of scaremongering around digital election campaigning. But this hysteria is, for the most part, unfounded.
Educators can use story-telling to make students more politically aware.
Election campaigns inspire hope, but they can also quickly lead to political despair. A scholar says young citizens can learn how to take positive action and stay hopeful.
Opera goers are high multiplier voters. Win them over and you might get a few more supporters along the way.
Rapper Eminem performs in Santiago, Chile, in 2016.
Eminem is back and raging at Donald Trump - but for once the president has not retaliated. Maybe Slim Shady is just a bit too much like his core supporters.
Making manifesto promises is a misleading trend that is distorting the role of politicians and parliament