Political Bots

Project on Algorithms, Computational Propaganda, and Digital Politics

Social Media’s Increasing Role In The 2016 Presidential Election

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Social media, by this point, is not new. But in this election season, it’s played a bigger role in our politics than ever before. NPR’s Sam Sanders has been following how our politics play out on Facebook and Twitter and other social media. And he has some thoughts. Good morning.

SAM SANDERS, BYLINE: Hey, Renee.

MONTAGNE: This is the big question, of course – has social media made our political discourse better or worse?

Read the interview transcript on NPR.

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Gillian Bolsover • November 10, 2016


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