Social Media & Politics

Expert Insights
into Digital Politics

Social Media
& Politics

Expert Insights
into Digital Politics

Social Media
& Politics

Expert Insights
into Digital Politics

#80: Strategic Narratives in International Relations and Diplomacy, with Dr. Ben O’Loughlin

Dr. Ben O’Loughlin, Professor of International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London, guests to discuss how diplomats use strategic narratives in managing international relations. We break down the concept of strategic narrative, which includes paying attention to the media environment. Dr. O’Loughlin explains the relationship between narrative and digital diplomacy, while providing examples from...

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#79: Presidential Campaigning, Digital Media, and US Elections, with Dr. Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Dr. Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Professor of Information Studies at Syracuse University, guests to share her research on American presidential campaigns and their digital media use since 1996. We discuss her award-winning book, Presidential Campaigning in the Internet Age, as well as its upcoming second edition, which includes a chapter on the 2016 election. Dr. Stromer-Galley breaks...

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#78: Advertising and Fundraising for Political Campaigns, with Brian Lyle

Brian Lyle, Vice President of Digital Strategy at On Message, Inc., and AAPC 2019 Digital Strategist of the Year, guests to discuss his award-winning work during the 2018 US Midterms. We discuss On Message’s approach to political campaigning – advertising, organic growth, and fundraising – and the role of digital media in each. We also...

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Featured Guests

Daniel Kreiss

Daniel Kreiss

UNC-CHapel hill

Leading academic on technology-intensive campaigning. Author of “Prototype Politics.”

Karolina Wozniak

Karolina Wozniak

European Parliament

Social Media Coordinator for the European Parliament. 

Matt Oczkowski

Matt Oczkowski

Campaign Inbox

Digital Strategist for the Trump campaign. Former Head of Product at Cambridge Analytica.

Thomas Peters

Thomas Peters

uCAMPAIGN

Founder and CEO of uCampaign, creating mobile apps for digital campaigns and advocacy.

I am a Political and Data Scientist at the University of Copenhagen, where I specialize in social media use by politicians and citizens during elections. 


I launched the Social Media and Politics Podcast to better communicate research to the public, as well as keep abreast of the rapid developments in the social media space.


To find out more about my work, visit my website.

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