FDR's radio and Trump's Tweets: Presidents and the media they mastered

February 26, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 20 min Download
FDR's radio and Trump's Tweets: Presidents and the media they mastered

FDR's radio and Trump's Tweets: Presidents and the media they mastered

February 26, 2021 8EE48DA9-968C-4949-BB39-54C13F5E9E68 Created with sketchtool. 20 min Download
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It's hard to imagine Donald Trump the President, or even Donald Trump the candidate, without Twitter. And after four years of being able to count on the former President to tell you exactly what he was thinking about and who he was angry with and which show he was watching on television as it was happening, the internet feels downright quiet after Twitter deplatformed Trump. Have we ever seen anything like President Trump's use of Twitter before? Plenty of presidents were good at communicating through one medium or another, so how does Trump's mastery of Twitter and use of the platform compare? Will we see politicians in the future strike communications lightning the way 45 did? Dr. Matthew Kerbel, Professor of Political Science at Villanova University joins KYW Newsradio In Depth to break down how former President Trump became so effective at messaging to his base in 280 characters or less and what it means that he can't do it anymore. Read more from Dr. Kerbel here:  www.wolvesandsheep.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices