March Issue of Spectra Focuses on Communication and the 2020 Presidential Campaign
The March issue of Spectra addresses numerous facets of communication and the 2020 presidential campaign. Jennifer Mercieca argues that President Trump’s rhetorical style is a “modern day presidential” style that relies on outrage. Diana Zulli recounts a recent classroom discussion to highlight how candidates use social media. Shawn Turner describes the history of presidential campaign coverage and calls for changes in election reporting. Kristina Horn Sheeler elaborates on the challenges that face people of color and women in the presidential race. Benjamin R. Warner, Mitchell S. McKinney, and Mary C. Banwart discuss the 2020 Democratic primary debates and whether those debates help voters make informed decisions.
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