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Social Media And Popular Elections

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Presentation I gave at Hunter College on the topic of social media's effect on popular elections around the world.

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Social Media And Popular Elections

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  2. 3. <ul><li>Social Media’s Effect on Popular Elections </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How have candidates used social media? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>So what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What difference did social media make in elections around the world? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Now what? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What long-term effects will social media have on elections, government, and other sectors? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Social Media – The development and sharing of content that connects people and ideas across the globe ?
  4. 13. There was a recent article in the New York Times that includes several rich media features on the election in Afghanistan. They are summarized on the next few slides http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/22/world/asia/22afghan.html?_r=1&8au&emc=au Abdullah Abdullah (rival candidate) President Hamid Karzai
  5. 22. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/22/world/asia/22afghan.html?_r=1&8au&emc= au
  6. 23. Player Impact
  7. 24. Positive Negative
  8. 25. Positive Negative
  9. 26. Sector Implication
  10. 27. Thanks – it was a pleasure to be with you today! Questions and comments

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