Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Isabell Hoffmann and Joachim Fritz-Vannahme

spotlight europe 02/2014: The Populist Networks

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In 2013, 73 percent of the population of the European Union used the internet. And the number of users is still going up. In the run up to the European elections, we are led to ask a number of crucial questions: How do anti-European populists market themselves on the internet? Are they opinion leaders of the web community? Turns out they're not. The Pro-Europeans are strong. We'll explain why and what to do to make them even stronger.