CRC Colloquium with Dr. James Shanahan: Television and Authoritarianism

  • Starts: 4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Presenter: Dr. James Shanahan, Dean, The Media School, Indiana University Topic: Recent political developments in the U.S. have raised the spectre of an authoritarian threat to democracy. This presentation reviews previous research on the role of media in creating and maintaining authoritarian attitudes. Recent data on television viewership and support for Donald Trump concludes the presentation.
Location:
COM, 640 Commonwealth Ave., Room 209