Episode 13 – Politics and Donald Trump’s Influence in the Age of Social Media

In this episode, Billy Bugara (COM ‘23) and Melissa Ellin (COM ‘23) seek to answer how politics has changed with the advent of social media and President Trump’s use of Twitter. They speak with Chris Wells, Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Studies at Boston University; Jacob Groshek, an Emerging Media researcher;
and Michelle Johnson, former
Boston Globe editor and Associate Professor of the Practice at BU.