IIES/SNS International Policy Talks: How do social media and fake news affect the political polarization?

Seminar 2017.09.19


The political polarization has increased in both the US and other Western democracies. Does social media contribute to this trend?


Matthew Gentzkow, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Karin Pettersson, Political Editor-in-Chief at Aftonbladet

Sanna Rayman, columnist and Chief of debate, Dagens Samhälle

David Strömberg, Professor of Economics, Stockholm University

The meeting is moderated by Helena Blomqvist, journalist.