Big Policy Canvas Research Roadmap

[...] * Moreover according to Höchtl et al. (2016, p. 159) governments can identify emergent topics early and to create relevant agenda points collecting data from social networks with high degrees of participation and identifying citizens’ policy preferences. Clearly, using data from social networks needs a big amount of data cleaning and quality check. In that regard, dedicated discussion spaces (e.g. Opinion Space in the past) ensure better quality.
Dionisios Chrisanthopoulos
This might ask for more effort that is seems. Citizens indeed discuss issues in fora and social media. But only in dedicated places these issues refer directly to public services, policies etc. "Meta-analysis" might be needed in order from typical social media comments to come up to valuable input for policy making.
Dionisios Chrisanthopoulos, 10/09/2019 14:16