How Did Social Media Change the 2016 Presidential Race?

The Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs presents How Has Social Media Influenced the 2016 Race for the White House and Policy Deliberations in 2017? This two panel event will start with How Did Social Media Change the 2016 Presidential Race? According to The Washington Post, “2016 may yet be the first ‘Instagram election.’” This panel explores how the 2016 presidential candidates utilized social media; the implications of the ability of candidates to bypass the traditional press to communicate with voters directly via social media; how the candidates debated and responded to one another on social media platforms; and the role that social media played in determining the outcome of the election. 

Panel I: How Did Social Media Change the 2016 Presidential Race?

Panel Chair/ModeratorKara Alaimo, Hofstra University

PanelistsKelly Fincham, Hofstra University

                  Sasha IssenbergBloomberg Politics

              Daniel Kreiss, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Discussants: Howard B. Dean III, Senior Presidential Fellow, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Hofstra University and Chairman, Democratic National Committee, 2005-2009

                Edward J. Rollins, Senior Presidential Fellow, Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, Hofstra University and Political Strategist

 

 

Date: Wednesday, February 16

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Location: Student Center Theater, Mack Student Center

 

This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link,

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Cost:

Free

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Location:

Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Hofstra Cultural Center


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