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Gun Politics Polarizing Americans

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Matt Grossman, associate professor of political science, talks about his research on Monday September 14, 2015.

As emotions around the world run high following the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida, people are processing what happened and how it could have been prevented. Many…

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Political Advertising and the 2016 Presidential Election

Friday, January 5, 2018
Esther Thorson

Esther Thorson, a professor in the Michigan State University School of Journalism, and a group of her colleagues who once taught or studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have been studying…

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Fake News, Filters Not Fooling Internet Users

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
William Dutton

Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren’t swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher. Commissioned and funded by Google, William Dutton,…

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New Book Shows Republicans, Democrats Are Not Alike

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Matt Grossman

Republicans embrace conservative values, smaller and simpler government and leaders who remain true to their beliefs. On the other side of the aisle, Democrats focus on particular policy…

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