Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Elections 2016: The Use and Impact of Social Media

Date: October 19th, 2016 at 12:00pm-2:00pm

Location: Special Events Room, 6137 McKeldin Library
The University Libraries will hold a forum on topics relating to the 2016 election, featuring an interdisciplinary panel discussion by three campus scholars. Professor Shawn Parry-Giles, Department of Communication, will compare the various political identities Hillary Clinton has featured in her campaign and over the course of her career. Professor Sarah Ann Oates, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, will look at the logic of candidate campaigns, social media and newspapers. Professor Wendy Moe, Robert H. Smith School of Business, will reveal how to make sense of social media data. Chuck Howell, librarian for Journalism and Communication Studies, will moderate the event. Lunch will be provided.
Please see the list below for more information about the panelists.

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