Documentary "Power in our Pockets: Social Media, Money and Politics in the Digital Age"
Both men and women politicians need money because it is critical for communicating with constituents. Political parties, candidates and other electoral institutions need funding to carry out tasks including campaigns. Money can also have a serious impact on fair political participation and competition. Based on cases from the United States, Spain and Indonesia, International IDEA’s documentary “Power in our Pockets: Social Media, Money and Politics in the Digital Age” studies the growing power of social media to boost public support and participation and raise funds in politics. Learn more here.