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Social Advocacy & Politics

October 12, 2016
Fact-checking has become a key issue of the 2016 Presidential Election race, with social platforms playing a key part.
September 15, 2016
With social media highlighting where audience attention lies, journalists are often getting caught up in speculation as opposed to fact.
August 30, 2016
Snapchat is seeing increased use by campaigners in this Presidential Election cycle, but there are some challenges to overcome with the platform.
August 16, 2016
The Presidential debate has often veered into sill territory on social - but will such light-hearted content beat out serious political discussion every time?
August 02, 2016
Donald Trump's tweets give us a window into his mind, access we've never before had with a Presidential candidate.
July 21, 2016
The latest research on how people are getting their updates about the US Presidential Campaign highlights the rising important of social media channels.
July 07, 2016
Whi le most of the coverage about Facebook's latest algorithm change has focused on the impact it'll have on media outlets, little has been written on the impact it' ll have on political candidates and advocacy groups.
June 21, 2016
In a new Social Advocacy and Politics post, Dr. Alan Rosenblatt looks at how social media can be used to enact real action on gun reform in the wake of the most recent mass shooting.
June 07, 2016
Is social media a valuable tool for predicting the outcomes of elections? In a new 'Social Advocacy and Politics' post, Alan Rosenblatt investigates.
May 24, 2016
In a new Social Advocacy and Politics post, Dr. Alan Rosenblatt questions whether in the new, always connected, always watching world, will we reach a point where being under constant surveillance affects how we behave?