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Is 21st Century Media Weakening Democracy?

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By Brian December 20, 2013

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This event is part of Democracy Week, presented with the generous support of the Joyce Foundation.

From the explosion of the Twitter-verse and the political blogosphere to the round-the-clock chatter of cable news, the American public is awash in a flurry of political coverage. But what impact are the expanded pace and platforms of American media having on the quality of our politics in the 21st century? Our panel takes an in-depth look at the future of the fourth estate and its impact on politics and policy.