London May 18 Event: Social Media and Politics

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Monday, May 18, 2015, 6:30PM – 8PM

Social media now a central way of disseminating information, spreading rumours, winning and losing votes. But does social media really change our views on politics, the way we participate, or the way our politicians act?

Join PS21 for an evening discussion exploring how social media shapes modern politics.

Chair- Peter Apps: Executive Director PS21

Tim Hardy: Technical writer, commentator and activist, Beyond Clicktivism

Sandy Schumann: Wiener-Anspach Post-doctoral Research Fellow in social psychology at the University of Oxford

Jonn Elledge: Journalist, New Statesman; Editor, CityMetric

Drinks from 6.30pm, discussion at 7pm. Food afterwards for those who wish to join us (contributions welcome).

Sign up here.

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