News coverage focused on strategy over policy can hinder the success of candidates in US Senate races, research finds.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~6 min
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The more voters believe they are exposed to misinformation, the more cynical they feel when Election Day arrives, a new study shows.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
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Americans are essentially speaking separate, polarized languages, an analysis of words in cable news video comments indicates.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Local news covers murder victims from Black or Hispanic neighborhoods less, researchers say. The news also humanizes victims from white places more.
Oct. 8, 2020 • ~9 min
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People who get most of their news from social media are more likely to have misperceptions about COVID-19, a new study shows.
July 30, 2020 • ~4 min
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