WYSO is partnering with Stats and Stories, a podcast produced at Miami University.
New media technologies can be imagined as friend or foe when it comes to politics depending on who’s using the media and who’s framing that use. The last few years in particular, has seen a rise in interest in the use of new media in the post-Soviet world. Politics, the internet, and data are the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories. Rosemary Pennington is joined in studio by regular panelists, John Bailer, Chair of Miami Statistics Department, and Richard Campbell, former and Founding Chair of Media, Journalism, and Film. Their guest is Steven Lloyd Wilson, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno and studies the intersection of the internet and politics, particularly as it relates to the former Soviet world. He’s in the studio after traveling to Miami on a visit sponsored by the Havinghurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, as part of the Colloquium Series on Russian Media Strategies at Home and Abroad.