Family & Lifestyle

Media and the Election

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Mar 10, 2016 6:00 pm
  • 48:08

Dr. Scott Church, assistant professor of communication at Brigham Young University. This year’s election has been filled with controversy. With more radical candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, the media has been capitalizing on the public’s interest in the campaign trail. But just how much influence does the media have on voters? And is the attention of the media beneficial to a candidate’s success? Dr. Church discusses the role of the media in the election process.