Spot the Troll: Social Media & the 2020 Campaign


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Katie and Jennifer Duck talk to Clemson University Professor Darren Linvill about social media and the 2020 campaign. Professor Linvill is a academic, an author, a researcher and an expert on social media disinformation and political discourse. As an Associate Professor in Clemson's Department of Communications, his research explores state sponsored social media disinformation and its influence on civil and political discourse. In addition to his academic publications, Dr. Linvill has written for The Washington Post and Rolling Stone. He and fellow Clemson Professor Patrick Warren created the Spot the Troll Quiz to help promote social media literacy.

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