On April 23, 2010, when the Prime Minister of Greece with the port of the island Kastellorizo as his background announced the official call from Greece to the IMF, three things happened. First, the Greeks’ bubble was burst. A few months before, they had voted by an overwhelming percentage for a government whose main slogan was « there is money available. » Second, captivated by the beauty of the port of Kastellorizo and from the dazzling blue sea behind the sad face of Papandreou, all potential tourists, European and American, booked tickets for a vacation in Greece. Third, social networks across the country were blocked for hours. No, it was not a result of a conspiracy of the Greek political scene in order to cut off communication between its citizens, officially bankrupt; rather, social networking sites simply went on fire. Traffic was so heavy that the central servers put their hands up and nearly the whole system crashed. Lire la suite
L’intégralité de la conférence « Médias sociaux et représentation démocratique : un imaginaire de transparence et de démocratie directe ? » organisée par le SMC France le 12 janvier dernier est désormais disponible au format vidéo. Interventions de Patrice Flichy (ci-dessus), Dominique Cardon, Alban Martin, Geoffroy Boulard et Philippe Mouricou.
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