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From Facebook campaigns to change.org petitions, our generation is taking the fight for social change online.

Which is why when the AM Tonight team saw the National Journal’s article “Why are political scientists studying ice bucket challenges?” we had to know: Is social media our generation’s form of civic engagement?

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke with National Journal correspondent, Fawn Johnson, to discuss online advocacy trends, civic engagement via social media and whether or not a broader platform for activists will help or hurt their messaging.

Lena Dunham isn't the only one using social media to advocate for social change

From Facebook campaigns to change.org petitions, our generation is taking the fight for social change online.

Which is why when the AM Tonight team saw the National Journal’s article “Why are political scientists studying ice bucket challenges?” we had to know: Is social media our generation’s form of civic engagement?

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez spoke with National Journal correspondent, Fawn Johnson, to discuss online advocacy trends, civic engagement via social media and whether or not a broader platform for activists will help or hurt their messaging.

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