Social Media andDepression

Social Media andDepression

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 549 , Segment 4

Episode: Technology News, More School, Facebook and Depression

  • Apr 24, 2015 1:00 pm
  • 31:44 mins

Dr. Partick Ferrucci is a Professor in Department of Communication at Bradley University in Peoria, IL. He has a BA in sociology from Providence College, MA in journalism from Emerson College and PhD in journalism from University of Missouri's School of Journalism. Dr. Ferrucci has spent roughly nine years as a professional journalist covering music and other aspects of popular culture for newspapers and magazines, primarily in the northeast. His research examines the intersection of technology, economics and news. Today he talks about the effect social media like Facebook on an individuals mental health.

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