Facebook, Twitter bring new dimension to politics

Donovan, Bill
September 2010
Navajo Times;9/30/2010, Vol. 49 Issue 39, pA.4
In this article, the author discusses the relevance of social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in political campaigns of candidates in Navajo, Arizona.


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