Hosted and Produced by Stephan Kern & Ben Warner.
The 2013 Federal Election in Australia is drawing to a close and social media has come to the forefront in terms of its use by the political parties to engage with the electorate. There is no denying the power of social media in politics, as demonstrated by the Obama campaigns in the United States in 2008 and 2012, but have is it actually helped to sway voters in Australia? Steve and Ben discuss social media in context of the Federal election campaign and if it will have any potential effect on the outcome. Also on the show, Pacific Rim 'designed to advance US cultural domination of China', super-heavy weight element confirmed, and car technology leads drivers to distraction.