Midori House

Monocle Reports: How to win an election

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7 November 2018

30 minutes


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Big data and technology have revolutionised the nature of elections – but who’s benefiting? In this special report we investigate the changing dynamics of voting and assess how the rise of the internet has redefined politics.

7 November 2018

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Chapter 1

10 minutes


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Chapter 1

Big data

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Sue Halpern explains the unexpected methods used to collect voter data and how its use mimics the marketing tactics of advertising firms.

10 minutes

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Chapter 2

6 minutes


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Chapter 2

How the internet changed politics

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Josh Cowls from the Alan Turing Institute recounts the rise of the web – and how it remade the art of political messaging.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Who voted for this?

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Brian Klaas, author of 'How to Rig an Election', explains how misinformation and election-hacking fit into the bigger story of today’s democratic challenges.

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