‘Digital Politics in Mongolia’
By Lauren Bonilla, on 2 March 2015
Lauren Bonilla, Rebecca Plueckhahn, and Rebecca Empson explore ‘Digital Politics in Mongolia‘ on the Material World blog. This piece examines the reception and implementation of a poll that circulated through mobile phones in Mongolia seeking to gauge the opinion of the population at a critical economic juncture. It pays particular attention to the language used in the poll and the way it presented choices for economic futures as well as masking potential decisions.