Politics 2.0

24 08 2009

The media has always had a strong influence on politics and vice versa. However, with new media platforms emerging and growing in popularity, political issues are now being broadcast around the clock by journalists and ordinary citizens alike, and ultimately changing the way politics are introduced to the American people.

Political officials must now face the challenge of adapting to the influence of social media and interacting with their publics on a personal level.  Join me as I investigate and analyze the rising use of social media in coverage of political issues, political candidacy campaigns and government relations.