Wake-Up Call: How Money Became a Social Media

Lana Swartz

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call host Rick Moore talks with University of Virginia Department of Media Studies Professor Lana Swartz about money and its journey from simple currency to social media. Topics include: The Biden Government’s plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US twenty dollar bill and Facebook’s new Libre currency.

Ms. Swartz’s most recent book is New Money: How Payment Became Social Media.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on Real Oldies 97.9 The WREN, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.