Demystifying: Social Media in the Pacific Northwest

Zach Hyder, Partner at Quinn Thomas Public Affairs

Friday, March 4, 2016, 3-4 p.m. in 211 Allen Hall

How is social media changing public discourse in the Pacific Northwest and is this technology impeding critical thought or great new  pathways for greater civic engagement, corporate and political accountability, and journalistic integrity?

This session will use Quinn Thomas’ recently published research to address complex questions about the role that social media plays in shaping opinions about current events, electoral politics and policy; as well as the role of social media in tackling issues of of diversity and plurality of thought. Download the full report.