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Shannon McGregor: The Power and Danger of Social Media - Episode 23

Shannon McGregor: The Power and Danger of Social Media
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Shannon McGregor: The Power and Danger of Social Media

On this edition of Simoncast, Shannon McGregor, professor of journalism and political science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, discusses the power and danger of social media, and how social media is impacting journalism, politics and government in the United States. She talks with Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Director John Shaw. This audio was recorded in January of 2023.

Simoncast is hosted by John Shaw and produced and edited by Jaclyn Durcholz. This podcast is produced through a partnership with WSIU Public Radio. For more information, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
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