Will Politics Take Off the Month of August? - Sunshine Hillygus interviewed

Friday, August 5, 2016

While this year the lack of an August lull is more pronounced than previously, Sunshine Hillygus, professor of political science at Duke University, told TIME the end of the August lull is also related to changes in how people read the news, including the spread of social media.

“It is a reflection of changes in the media environment,” Hillygus said.

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