Social Media and Politics: The Alliance that Entertains and Enthralls

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.

Subject

Political and social media: The potential pitfalls of going direct to the public.

Period28 Aug 2017

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Media contributions

  • TitleSocial media and politics: the alliance that entertains and enthralls
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletABC 666 Canberra
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size18 minutes
    CountryAustralia
    Date28/08/17
    DescriptionPoliticians, 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/AuthorLaura Tchillinguirian
    PersonsCaroline Fisher