Title Social media and politics: the alliance that entertains and enthralls Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet ABC 666 Canberra Media type Radio Duration/Length/Size 18 minutes Country/Territory Australia Date 28/08/17 Description Politicians, it seems, just can't get enough of social media.
The US President Donald Trump uses Twitter to announce policy while his predecessor Barack Obama favours Instagram.
Australian politicians are also flocking to social media.
Dr Caroline Fisher from the University of Canberra spoke to Laura Tchilinguirian about the potential pitfalls of going direct to the public.
Producer/Author Laura Tchillinguirian Persons Caroline Fisher