A new study reveals that voicing support for police can be a “dog whistle” politicians use to appeal to U.S. voters threatened by challenges to America’s racial status quo.
When Democratic presidential candidates appeal to Latino voters, white Democrats become less supportive, a study finds.
Deepfake videos are becoming easier to make every day. These five resources can help journalists keep up with this fast-changing technology.
New research forthcoming in Computers in Human Behavior offers insights into how Russia's elections-interference operation played out on Twitter.
In an article that originally appeared in Harvard Business Review, we explain what scholars know to date about the reach and impact of bad online information and what works to prevent and stop it.
Studies show that areas with fewer local news outlets have lower levels of civic engagement, voter turnout and political accountability.
New research contradicts claims media organizations and political commentators have made about unusually high levels of political involvement among the public in 2016.
A new online course from First Draft -- our partner across the hall at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center -- helps journalists use free tools to track down, source and verify information they find online.
A new paper offers journalists research-based guidance on how to cover populist movements and leaders. It also offers insights into the communication strategies of populist leaders.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.