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Mills Professor Joseph Kahne Discusses the Impact of New Media and Politics on Youth on KCBS Radio

Oakland, CA–June 26, 2012 A new study entitled, Participatory Politics: New Media and Youth Political Action, was released today by professors at Mills College and the University of Chicago. Mills Professor Joseph Kahne discussed key findings in the study on KCBS Radio.

Contrary to popular opinion, youth who use the Internet and social media were five times as likely to engage in what the study’s principal investigators call “participatory politics" crossing racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines.


Last Updated: 6/26/12