PBS NewsHour

Alan Simpson's Social Media Appeal for Budget Discussion

Clip: 12/12/2012 | 5m 9s

Gwen Ifill talks to the Daily Download's Howard Kurtz and Lauren Ashburn about news via social media, including a video by Alan Simpson calling on Americans to use social media to express their views on budget deal negotiations. Plus the Pope -- someone with a lot of followers even before joining Twitter -- starts tweeting.

Aired: 12/12/12

Rating: NR

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