Social media 'can be a bane and a boon in politics'; Experts discuss the role of social media in political discussions at inaugural conference

    Description

    As social media gradually takes over a bigger share of political communication and discourse, the jury is still out on what this will do to the overall quality of discussion.

    Scholars say social media can be a bane when it is nasty, perpetuates misinformation or prompts hasty judgment. But it can also be a force for good when it forges more direct and authentic connections and projects underrepresented views.

    Subject

    Social Media; Political Science

    Period5 Sep 2017

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    • TitleSocial media 'can be a bane and a boon in politics'; Experts discuss the role of social media in political discussions at inaugural conference
      Media name/outletThe Straits Times (Singapore)
      CountrySingapore
      Date5/09/17
      PersonsNicole Curato