Social media is the latest new technology to set the political world alight. But is it good for politics? Does it undermine existing democracies? Can it help new ones develop? In a series of special debates from the UK political party conferences, Politics UK brings together journalists, politicians and social media experts to grapple with that issue and answer audience questions. Presented by Nik Gowing.

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Sun 27 Sep 2009 09:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project