Politicians on Social Media

Politicians on Social Media

by Pete Schauer


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Greenhaven Publishing's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical-thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534503328
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2018
Series: At Issue Series: Mass Media
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 The Majority of Social Media Users Are Frustrated Over Political Content Maeve Duggan Aaron Smith 11

2 Does Increased Use of Social Media Reflect Greater Political Engagement? John Wihbey 20

3 Social Media's Negative Influence on Politicians Taylor Allison 24

4 How Social Media Is Used in Modern Campaigns Pamela Rutledge 27

5 How Social Media Negatively Impacted the 2016 Election Sam Sanders 32

6 President Trump's Twitter Use Is Unheralded Tamara Keith 40

7 The Decontextualization of Politics in Social Media NealGabler 45

8 The Use of Social Media Is One Source of Political Disintermediation Nilagia McCoy 50

9 Social Media Has Changed Politics Forever Deana A. Rohlinger 53

10 Social Media Can Be Misleading Filippo Menczer 57

11 Social Media Trends Are an Accurate Indicator of Political Behavior Joseph DiGrazia Karissa McKelveyy Johan Bollen Fabio Rojas 63

12 Social Media Drives More Political Engagement Darrell M. West 72

13 The Media No Longer Breaks Political News Lumen Learning 79

14 Social Media Can Spread False Information Phil Howard 93

15 The Power Behind Political Social Media Is Virality Patrícia Rossini 97

16 Social Media Can't Fix World Politics Rania Fakhoury 101

17 Trolling, Tribalism, and Performance on Social Media Lam Thuy Vo 107

Organizations to Contact 114

Bibliography 118

Index 122

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