JOE TRIPPIPresentation to the Graduate School of Political Management The George Washington University October 22, 2010
US Midterm Elections
Creating an Echo Chamber
Controlling Message in a 2.0 Campaign…a.k.a. the Perils of Twitter
UK Has “First Social Media Election” “If you watched the past three Thursdays debates on a single screen – just your TV – then you were experiencing the campaign in a past mode, even though the debates are a new format for a British audience. Thats because thousands of people, and especially first-time voters, were watching them on two screens: the TV screen and their mobile phone or computer, which they used to monitor and respond on Twitter and Facebook, giving instant reactions to the candidates appearance, words and policies.” – The Guardian, May 3, 2010
Social Media Helps Keep Kenyan Elections Free & Fair
The Obama Administration October 19, 2010 Whats Become of Obamas Grassroots Political Movement?