Politics and social media
Broadcast: Midmorning, 08/13/2010, 9:45 a.m.
President Obama galvanized his voters during the Presidential elections using the internet and social media like Facebook and Twitter. Can social media really swing a vote and win over the hearts of voters, or does it preach to the choir?
- Heather LaMarre: Assistant professor at the school of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota.