Presidential Debate Lecture Series: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly of Social Media Use and Debate Viewing


Sep. 12, 2016, 4pm to 5pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Greenspun Hall Auditorium, first floor of Greenspun Hall


As part of the UNLV Presidential Debate Lecture Series Dr. Mitchell Mckinney, professor and chair of the University of Missouri Communication Department, will present "The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly of Social Media Use and Debate Viewing."

Dr. Mitchell S. McKinney teaches courses in political communication, and rhetorical theory and criticism. His research interests include presidential debates, political campaigns, civic engagement, media and politics, and presidential rhetoric. McKinney is the co-author/editor of seven books. His research has also appeared in major communication, journalism, and interdisciplinary journals, including Journal of Communication, Communication Monographs, Journalism Studies, Communication Studies, American Behavioral Scientist, Argumentation and Advocacy, Journal of Constructivist Psychology.

UNLV-TV will record the event and the video will be housed on the UNLV Libraries Digital Scholarship institutional repository. 

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Communication Studies
Jacob Thompson

External Sponsor

UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, UNLV Libraries, and the UNLV Presidential Debate Campus Engagement Committee