Acclaimed political media analysts Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Marty Kaplan share opposing perspectives on the role social media played during the 2012 presidential debates, and continues to play in political discourse. Are political tweets ultimately a tool of distraction or of democracy?
Is Twitter a Tool for Democracy or Distraction?
October 24, 2012
Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Marty Kaplan disagree on Twitter’s relevance during the presidential debates and in modern political discourse.