Evolving Landscape of
American Politics with
Technology
Mr. Johnny King, Alabama A&M University
Dr. Maurice Dawson, Alabam...
Agenda
•
•
•
•
•

Background
Relationship
Technological Advances
Internet Media
YouTube
Relationship
• Tech innovations
played a big role in the
election successes of
the Democratic Party
in 2008.
• Text messag...
Technological Advances
• In the 2008 presidential election, more than $5.3 billion was
spent on the campaign as a whole.
•...
Internet Media
YouTube
Reddit Traffic to Barack Obama
Visualization of Voting Data
Any Questions
Please direct them to maurice.dawson@aamu.edu or jking17@bulldogs.aamu.edu
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Evolving landscape of american politics with technology

  1. 1. Evolving Landscape of American Politics with Technology Mr. Johnny King, Alabama A&M University Dr. Maurice Dawson, Alabama A&M University
  2. 2. Agenda • • • • • Background Relationship Technological Advances Internet Media YouTube
  3. 3. Relationship • Tech innovations played a big role in the election successes of the Democratic Party in 2008. • Text messaging (Obama selecting Biden), social media, blogs, e-mail and internet Videos were all heavily used.
  4. 4. Technological Advances • In the 2008 presidential election, more than $5.3 billion was spent on the campaign as a whole. • 41.1% ($630.8 million) was classified as Media and Technology.
  5. 5. Internet Media
  6. 6. YouTube
  7. 7. Reddit Traffic to Barack Obama
  8. 8. Visualization of Voting Data
  9. 9. Any Questions Please direct them to maurice.dawson@aamu.edu or jking17@bulldogs.aamu.edu
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