Here and Now

Social Media, Talk Radio Driving Political Divide

Clip: Season 1600 Episode 1643 | 4m 17s Video has closed captioning.

UW-Madison Journalism Professor Lew Friedland sits down to discuss his recent research on the Wisconsin media ecosystem. He says newspapers remain important in the state though their numbers decline. In its place, Friedland says both national and local talk radio, along with social media are saturating the state and swaying political opinion.

Aired: 05/04/18

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning