UMW Professor Wrote the Book on Trump’s Relationship With Twitter

May 29, 2020

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Stephen Farnsworth



The Twitter Presidency of Donald Trump – that’s chapter five of a book by Stephen J. Farnsworth. 



As the freshly fueled fire between Twitter and Trump burns hotter, Farnsworth, a professor of political science at the University of Mary Washington, is perfectly poised to fan the flames. In fact, he wrote the book on it.

 



Presidential Communication and Character, White House News Management From Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump, traces the means used by our commanders in chief to herald their policies, and specifically targets the Trump administration, which Farnsworth calls “the first true Twitter presidency.”

 



 

Dr. Stephen Farnsworth is a sought-after political commentator on subjects ranging from presidential politics to the local Virginia congressional races. He has been widely featured in national media, including The Washington Post, Reuters, The Chicago Tribune and MSNBC.


He is author or co-author of six books on presidential communication.  Dr. Farnsworth is available to speak with media and help with your coverage – simply click on his icon to arrange an interview today.


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Stephen Farnsworth

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Dr. Farnsworth has spent decades researching how media and politics intersect. Check out his website at stephenfarnsworth.net.

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