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By using social media as a cultural, political mobilizing tool, Black politicians of both genders, such as voting-rights advocate Stacey Abrams, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, have achieved elevated engagement and influence among voters. Online movements and social justice campaigns such as #BlackLivesMatters, #OscarsSoWhite, and #SayHerName…

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Posted: March 30, 2021

Are media choices based on political ideology? Do such choices for news media align to the user’s political leanings, or does news consumption overlap in a bipartisan fashion? Most importantly, is there a significant difference between liberals and conservatives in their tendency to be selective with regards to news media…

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Posted: February 9, 2021

Social media has become an increasingly relevant and cost-effective way for organizations to build their brand and their business. The demand for an organization to have an online presence is acute as both the general public and stakeholders become increasingly visible online, and expect the same from corporate leadership. University…

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Posted: February 7, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program with a specialization in social media, comments in “Nonsense to Accuse Twitter of Targeting Conservatives, Social Media Expert Says,” published in Humber News on Feb. 23.

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Posted: March 5, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Twitter, Snapchat: Redesigns and Risks Go Hand in Hand” featured on CBS News MoneyWatch on Nov. 14. The report focuses on how Twitter and Snapchat…

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Posted: November 14, 2017

  Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is the author of “First Amendment Lawsuit Says President Trump Can’t Block Twitter Followers He Doesn’t Like” published in The Conversation on July…

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Posted: July 12, 2017