Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1818-9601 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8998 (Online)

Internet communications

Methodological Peculiarities of Study the Role of Internet Communications in Politics

In this article, we consider methodological difficulties of study the role of Internet communications in politics. We analyze different approaches to understanding the Internet. We draw conclusions that the introduction of Internet communications contribute not only to the transformation and modernization of the political process, but further change of research paradigm of political science.

Коммуникативная структура сетевого политического лидерства: перспективы эмпирического исследования феномена

The phenomenon of the leadership in the network space is becoming the subject of modern Russian and foreign studies. At the same time, the phenomenon has not been determined. The article describes the communication structure of network leadership between the concepts of network leadership, blogger, and influencer, as well as the basis for the future empirical research.