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A Matter Of Facts: UD's Lindsay Hoffman on Facebook

In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities' podcast– A Matter of Facts – delves into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming. In season 2 of the podcast, it examines more closely popular sources of news and information.

This week on The Green, we bring you the second episode of season 2 of A Matter of Facts  – featuring a conversation about Facebook with University of DelawareAssociate Communications professor Lindsay Hoffman.

Hoffman is also the Associate Director of UD’s Center for Political Communication and director of the UD CPC's National Agenda Series.

Her work emphasizes both the social and psychological influences on individual media use and effects, including messages that encourage or discourage participation in political activities.

Delaware Public Media is proud to produe A Matter of Facts with Delaware Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming 

Delaware Humanities also thanks the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for its generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for its partnership.

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