Looking At Emerging Conservative Social Media Alternatives, What A Writing Habit Can Help

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We discuss the appearance of conservative alternatives to the major social media sites following the 2020 general election. Then a writing professor tells us how we can start or maintain a writing habit, and what good that can do for us.

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  • A Look At The Rise In Conservative Social Media Platforms

    Since the Nov. 3 election, conservatives have been leaving Twitter and Facebook and flocking to other social media platforms. We take a look at the appeal of Parler, MeWe, Gab and others and how much of a force they could be in America’s political landscape.

  • How And Why To Start A Writing Habit

    Even if you’re not trying to be a writer, writing in your spare time can have value. We talk with a professor about how to create a writing habit regardless of what you want to write — fiction, memoir, poetry, journaling — and how it could help all of us figure out what we’re trying to say in our daily lives.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Libby Hemphill Guest
  • Tara DaPra Guest

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