Role of Digital in the 2016 Election
Digital technology and its impact on what we know during an election – social media, data, maps, visualizations.
- Your Timeline Projects are due before class! They must be uploaded to your site before 7:20pm. Late projects will lose points per the course policy.
- Watch: Eli Pariser, “Beware Online Filter Bubbles,” Ted, March 2011. (approx. 10 min)
- Read: Timothy B Lee, “How the Internet is Disrupting Politics,” Vox, March 14, 2016.
- Read: Soo Oh, “This ‘bad’ election map? It’s not so bad,” Vox, June 2 2016.
Review candidates’ social activity and websites; review some good and bad maps and visualizations related to the election coverage.