Is western democracies under threat? A democracy predicated on providing the “rights and liberties of all citizens” is dependent on a nexus of three crucial dimensions of democratic governance: checks and balances on governmental power; political norms that are accepted and practiced by all political actors; and institutions that are separate and independent of governmental influence. In conjunction with issues of governance, a functioning democracy must acknowledge the existence of an independent media, a vibrant civil society, and a judiciary free of government domination.
What is the role of media in western democracy?
What is the role of internet in western democracy?
What happens when a sitting president calls media fake news?
What role does election plays in a western democracy?