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Social Media Election 2012

One Election Night Seen 31 Million Ways, Thanks to Social Media

Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.07.2012 | Technology
Bianca Bosker

Forget must-see TV: The pundits who people paid attention to were a personal mix of Facebook friends, twitterers, bloggers and vloggers, with experts like Wolf Blitzer just one voice in the din. We were each listening to more voices, but fewer of the same voices.

The Bachelor, Jersey Shore and Election 2012: How to Shape Reality

Mike Edwards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Mike Edwards

The news media likes to pretend that they are an unbiased filter; that they simply report the stories as the happen. The truth, however, is that election coverage ends up having a lot more in common with Jersey Shore than with C-Span.

How Social Networks 'Friended' The 2012 Election

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 12.11.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Social media companies have "friended" the 2012 presidential contest at a level almost unimaginable just four years ago, hosting debates a...