Public Conversations Must Engage Local Voices

Marginalization of public conversations around local issues on Twitter threatens local democracy. Image by The Economic Times

BY DIVINE DUBE | @village_scribe | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | OCT 29, 2021

If you feel drained by too much attention on national issues at the expense of local, more pressing ones, you’re not alone. The absence of local perspectives and the relegation of local voices from the public conversation has the potential of leaving our local democracy in tatters.