Election misinformation typically involves false narratives of fraud that include out-of-context or otherwise misleading images and faulty statistics as purported evidence.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~11 min
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Surveys of political science experts and Americans show that both groups are worried about whether or not 2020 election results will be seen as legitimate.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~8 min
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Elections are strange in 2020. Political scientists offer guidance on conspiracy theories, democratic backsliding, and voting by mail.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~14 min
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It's easy to edit video of public figures to make them appear asleep, confused, drunk or cognitively impaired when they are not. The technique is being used to undermine Joe Biden's campaign.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~8 min
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The latest survey results from the political science research project Bright Line Watch are in: US democracy gets just 61 out of 100.
Sept. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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"We are taking on the belief that money is to blame for all that ails American politics. The reality is very different. Money does not buy elections..."
July 14, 2020 • ~14 min
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We tend to interpret "all men are created equal" in the Declaration of Independence to mean individual equality. That's not right, says historian Jack Rakove.
July 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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The 2016 election has forced an ethical examination of the role of journalists: Are they neutral disseminators of information, or impassioned advocates for truth?
June 23, 2020 • ~5 min
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Uruguay quietly beats coronavirus, distinguishing itself from its South American neighbors – yet again
Pandemic devastation surrounds it on all sides, but tiny Uruguay has COVID-19 under control – just the latest win for a country that's always stood out.
June 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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