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Politics by Data: Is big data helping or hurting politics?

Demos

Political parties across the world are recognising the power in big data to target and reach new and influential constituencies. As the internet increasingly becomes a platform for information warfare from internal and external threats, there are growing concerns around the role that big data analytics might be playing in destabilising democracies. How can we better harness the myriad ways in which big data can be a force for good within our political systems, and address the emergent challenges it can bring?

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