Tasks for Week 5

Here’s what’s ahead in our fifth¬†week.¬†

On Tuesday (Sept. 20):

We will start taking a look at the social media engagement of the candidates in the 2016 presidential campaign. You will have time in class to work in your teams on the campaign analysis presentations.

On Thursday (Sept. 22):

You will present your team’s campaign analysis in class. We will also talk about your next assignment, the VCU votes campaign strategy.

Readings:

Donald Trump Vs. Hillary Clinton — The Social Media Report
http://www.forbes.com/sites/williamarruda/2016/08/07/donald-trump-vs-hillary-clinton-the-social-media-report/#726781d34f0b

Trump vs. Clinton: how the rivals rank on Twitter, Facebook, more
http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/08/04/trump-clinton-social-media-twitter-facobook-youtube-snapchat/87974630/

On Social Media, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Have Different Styles
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2016/07/28/on-social-media-hillary-clinton-and-donald-trump-take-different-approaches-to-connect-with-voters/

Why social media is the real Trump card in the US election
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/apr/03/donald-trump-internet-success-twitter-us-election-media

How the Clinton campaign is slaying social media
http://mashable.com/2016/07/25/inside-social-media-hillary-clinton/#YexhoPV_IGqS

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