The Role Social Media Played In Attack On The Government

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Heard On The Morning Show
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Supporters loyal to President Donald Trump clash with authorities before successfully breaching the Capitol building during a riot on the grounds, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. A number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America’s presidential election, undercutting the nation’s democracy by attempting to keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. John Minchillo/ AP Photo

In the aftermath of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol building, we explore the role of social media platforms in threats to national security. A professor of media law and an expert on national security share their insights on the events leading up to the decision to impeach the president.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Karen Greenberg Guest
  • Ian Rosenberg Guest