Self-censoring on social media

This report analyses U.S. citizens' willingness to discuss political issues in various social settings, highlighting the growing influence of the internet and social media. The paper focuses on Edward Snowden’s 2013 revelations of widespread government surveillance of Americans’ phone and email records - U.S. reaction were split and controversial. Many people are unlikely to speak up about policy issues in public, creating a spiral of silence.
  • Language: English
  • Released: August 2014
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