Is Twitter a Tool for Democracy or Distraction?

October 24, 2012

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?

See the video clip above, review tweeted reactions to all four debates, and watch Bill’s full interview with Jamieson and Kaplan.

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