Online Forum: Traditional Media, Social Media, and the Polarization of the Electorate
When: Monday November 30th @ 7pm on Zoom (click here to join the meeting)
This forum will address:
- How has the shift from traditional to social media contributed to the polarization of the electorate?
- How do social media “bubbles” contribute to this phenomenon?
- Are there ways to counteract these trends?
- How is belief information affected by social media?
- Vin Gopal (New Jersey Senator 11th District)
- Alex Torpey (former South Orange Village President)
- Robert Pallitto (Professor of Political Science and Public Administration)
Moderator: Steven Schnall (South Orange Village Trustee)
All are welcome to attend.
The event will be recorded & posted here and here.
View the Online Forum Poster.
Co-sponsored by: Seton Hall University College of Arts & Sciences, Seton Hall University Libraries, The East Orange Public Library, The Maplewood Public Library, The Orange Public Library, and The South Orange Public Library.