New Media Models for Civic Engagement: From Marconi to Snapchat

From Marconi and AM radio to email, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat, each new medium has changed the nature of politics and civic engagement. Yet in many ways our political knowledge and civic participation has decreased. Tracy Westen, founder and director of the Center Governmental Studies, will talk about why this has happened, and how can we revitalize our democracy through new media models of civic engagement.

 

Tuesday, September 19 at 5:30pm to 5:30pm

Event Type

Athenaeum

Audience

Staff, Faculty, Students, Alumni

Website

https://www.cmc.edu/athenaeum/new-med...

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