The Constitution Unit


Digital Democracy: Brave New World or Bubble and Hype? 

3 December 2018

Digital campaigning has received a bad press recently. But the internet also has huge potential to engage and mobilise people, and enable them to be more active citizens.  This seminar brings together three leading figures from new democracy organisations to talk about ways in which technology can enhance democratic participation, and also about some of its limitations.


  • Areeq Chowdhury, Chief Executive at Webroots Democracy
  • Joe Mitchell, Co-ordinator at Democracy Club
  • Will Moy, Director at FullFact
  • Dr Alan Renwick, Deputy Director at the Constitution Unit