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Sanders talks Twitter for story on social media and politics

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Our own social media specialist weighed in on a recent Twitter controversy for a story that ran Monday (March 4) evening on WLUK, Fox 11. Todd Sanders spoke with reporter (and alumnus) Ben Krumholz about news that now-former state Democratic Party spokesman Graeme Zielinski was removed from his job and docked a week’s pay after he Tweeted comparisons between Gov. Scott Walker and serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. “What you say can be broadcast to the world in a click,” Sanders said. “I think the great thing about social media is its passion, its emotion. It’s easy, so people can express themselves out there 24/7 … (but) they don’t always think about what they’re saying. I think that’s the big drawback.” Full story.

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