The Role of Modern Communication Technologies on Civil Engagement Ardabil City

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Master of Science in Social Communication Sciences, Ardebil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardebil, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Communication Sciences, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardebil, Iran


This study examines the effect of modern communication technology on civil Dgyrshdgy Ardabil. The study population All citizens over 18 years living in the city of Ardabil are based on population and housing census of 1390 estimated number of 115,000 people. And based on a sample size of 384 was determined by Cochran and sampling using multi-stage cluster sampling was used. To collect data the researcher used a questionnaire made. The results showed that modern communication technologies on Civil engagement of citizens in Ardabil, as well as telegrams, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube on Civil engagement of citizens in Ardabil an impact. Most Instagram and Facebook, which has less impact on the Ardabil province involve allowing civil disruption Obviously, there are factors that may contribute to civil affairs to tend to the limit The results obtained from communication technologies, especially cable and YouTube demonstrated that civic engagement are of high impact The new technologies considered a means of social and civic contributions to the emergence of a new vision for human interaction in the modern era is thought to be. Therefore, it should be noted modern communication technologies such as the bridge between citizens and the authorities are in fact in the city as part of their rights so that citizens can be involved.