A self-made businessman, politician, and TV personality, Donald Trump has been a celebrity for decades. Known for his abrasive speeches and bewildering style, Trump even has his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
There are few figures in contemporary American politics and culture who are as divisive as "the Donald." The real estate mogul has built an empire that is reportedly worth billions, but his aspirations in politics as a Republican presidential hopeful have attracted both praise and criticism. Trump is also recognized for his television career, mainly for his part in the the reality TV show "The Apprentice."
In the midst of one of the most vitriolic presidential election campaigns in the history of the United States, WorldLink takes a look at the rhetoric and communication channels the candidates have been using to attack each other. Come along on a journey through Twitter, trolling, attack ads and the hidden but significant role of big data.
The presidential election campaign in the US is being described as one of the most toxic campaigns for the White House to date. Issues and facts frequently take a backseat amid extensive muckraking, personal attacks and scandals. This week, WordLink takes a look at the growing rift that is threatening to tear American society apart.