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What Happened? The role of traditional & social media in the 2016 election
The Role of Traditional and Social Media in the 2016 Election

A panel of media experts discusses the role the media play in shaping public opinion and affecting voter actions, particularly in regard to the 2016 Election cycle. The panel discusses the shifting role of traditional media in politics, whether the growing mistrust of traditional media driving more people to rely on "alternative" news sources, if social media is creating an echo-chamber effect that is damaging to public discourse, and more. Presented by the UW Department of Communication & Communication Leadership

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Mónica Guzmán
Morton Kondracke
Joanne Silberner
Mark A. Smith


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