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#42: WhatsApp-ening in the Netherlands? Social Media, GroenLinks, and the 2018 Dutch Local Elections, with Hanneke Bruinsma

By Michael Bossetta

Hanneke Bruinsma, local politician for the green party GroenLinks in the Netherlands, joins the show to discuss how her party is using social media in the upcoming Dutch municipal elections. We discuss how GroenLinks party members in the Overbetuwe municipality are using Facebook and Twitter to campaign, and in particular we focus on WhatsApp as a new medium to encourage activism - or "Apptivism" - among local residents.

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