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ONLINE: Hacking Democracy: What Social Media is Doing to US Politics

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram—some of which did not even exist a decade ago—are playing an increasingly central role in politicians’ efforts to get elected. What does this mean for the American voter? Join political scientist Travis Ridout to explore the pros and cons of social media in political campaigns. While […]

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  • 4:00 pm, Monday
    October 5, 2020
  • Where
  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
  • October 5
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ONLINE: Is Truth Really Dead in America?

Alternative facts, fake news, post-truth—these phrases have flooded the American conversation over the past several years. But how bad is it really, and what can we, as a society and as individuals, do to be better informed? WSU professor Steven Stehr investigates the roots and consequences of the erosion of truth, with a focus on […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Monday
    October 5, 2020
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  • Online Speakers Bureau Event
    United States
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