The attack on the U.S. Capitol and its aftermath put a spotlight on social media and prompted a national conversation about its role in politics. Social media expert Jennifer Grygiel, assistant professor of communications at the Newhouse School, contributed to that conversation through a series of media interviews, helping to provide key information and context in order to inform the public.
Associated Press: “Twitter, Facebook muzzle Trump amid Capitol violence”
ABC Australia: “City under curfew after Trump supporters storm Capitol”
Bloomberg: “Bloomberg Markets: The Close”
Good Morning America: “Facebook ‘indefinitely’ blocks Trump’s account after violence at Capitol”
San Francisco Chronicle: “Trump resumes tweeting as Facebook, Twitch, YouTube threaten permanent bans”
CTV News: “The role of social media in the D.C. riots”
Good Morning America: “Big brands and social media giants condemn Trump’s actions”