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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 held 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, compared 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, looked at the logic of candidate campaigns, social media and newspapers. Professor Wendy Moe, Robert H. Smith School of Business, revealed how to make sense of social media data. Chuck Howell, librarian for Journalism and Communication Studies, moderated the event. 

Please see the list below for more information about the panelists.

To view a recording of the event, please click here.

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