Social Media Communication Modes in Government

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MERGEL, Ines, 2017. Social Media Communication Modes in Government. In: CHEN, Yu-Che, ed., Michael J. AHN, ed.. Routledge handbook on information technology in government. New York:Routledge, pp. 168-179. ISBN 978-1-138-92567-0. Available under: doi: 10.4324/9781315683645.ch11

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