Sep 23, 2013 · 2:30 PM
Following the Webinar by Steve Milton on the how video diaries can be used to gather qualitative feedback and influence policy, this webinar will take us one step further by looking at how social media in general can be used to influence policy. Social media is not just about engaging communities, it is also about engaging decision makers as well and the dialogue it can create between decision makers, communities and citizens important.
This webinar will be led by Antony Carpen and he will examine and discuss this relationship and how local authorities and communities can use social media more effectively to make better decisions.
Antony has also established himself as a blogger, maintaining his blog A dragon’s best friend. He specialises in, and focuses on policy-making and public administration. Antony also maintains the Twitter account Puffles2010 - thus his best friend is a dragon fairy.
After seven years in the civil service, Antony qualified to teach in the lifelong learning sector, developing and delivering an interactive and popular workshop titled An introduction to Parliament and Whitehall.
Antony believes that social media is important for influencing policy whether at national or local government level.
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