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Bitzer on Haley's Use of Social Media as a Political Tool

August 06, 2012

Category: Faculty, History & Politics


BitzerCatawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was featured in a recent article from The Post and Courier discussing South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's increased use of social media as her go-to political tool.

Bitzer says Haley's social media posts allow her to bypass traditional media and "speak directly to her people."

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"I think if you look at the number of comments that she gets in return, she (mainly) speaks to her constituency," he said.

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FULL STORY: Haley Turning to Social Media to Spread Message  (postandcourier.com)


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