The ‘going digital’ trend has been substantially transforming many sectors of the economy. Does this digital trend that is transforming many areas of our life and society have any meaning for us academics?
This chapter argues that online communicaton should be put in the context of an overall strategy that has clearly identified goals. It builds on the case of Bruegel as a reference practice for research organisations that aim to make an impact on policy-making.
Aren’t historians those people sitting in dark archives studying dusty sources from a long time ago? How could historians possibly be interested in using Twitter and more importantly, how could a social media tool like Twitter be of any use to the work of academics studying history?