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Do you think the Internet can make democracy work better?
Yes. Because we are now living in a high technology.
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Do you think the Internet can make democracy work better? If so, how? If not, why not?
Weegy: “The Internet and new communications technology is already revolutionizing democracy - in big ways and small - in countries all over the world. [ But, anti-democratic forces can use the tools just as pro-democratic forces…and often more effectively. Through out history ‘new technologies’ has changed democracy. The printing press spread the Bible to ordinary people, beyond the clergy in Europe , and they overthrew the Catholic Church in the Reformation. Hitler understood the new power of movies as propaganda sooner than most any politician of his time. Churchill and Roosevelt talked thier nations thru depression and war with the personal communications of the radio in thier own real time voice. And John Kennedy understood the power of television to connect with people and move them in new ways no other media had. In many ways he defined the era of ‘television politics’. Now with the Internet, the same is happening - and the changes are happening much faster - and all over the world and not just in developed countries. The Obama campaign’s success would not have happened without online fundraising; hundreds of thousands of people using the tools on his site to organize events and build support. In Korea, President Rho would probably not have been elected or sustained in office without the online activism and mobilization of his supporters. In Ukraine, when they first came to power, new technology help the Orange Revolution supporters document in real time to the international press community how thier opponents were stealing the election. The first pictures and messages about the recent oppression on monks in Burma was thru the FaceBook pages of a backpacker who on his own showed the world what was happening…and on and on it goes. And others that are not supporters of democratic values are also highly skilled in using the new technology. In terms of effectiveness, al-Queda is arguably the most effective online organization in the world in thier ability to ... (More)
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Do you think the Internet can make democracy work better? If so, how? If not, why not?
Weegy: Yes, the Internet has the ability to make democracy work better due to an increased ease at which information can be spread. Anyone can voice their ideas an opinions online. (More)
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Do you think the Internet can make democracy work better? If so, how? If not, why not?
Weegy: As long as information is not blocked from reaching the public, the internet can help democracy work better. Politicians may think twice knowing the public is watching what they are doing. (More)
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what do you think of the fact that anyone can post anything on the Internet for all the world to see?
Weegy: I think this can be good or bad. With the internet you have freedom of speech/expression to express, write what you want about. On the other hand, some not so nice stuff can be written on the net as well. (More)
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