This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Americans have lived without the fear of nuclear war for decades. As North Korea challenges this coziness, new research finds Americans largely ready to push the nuclear trigger.
We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.
Talk of fake news dominated the 2016 presidential election cycle. New research examines how people fall for such disinformation.
High-fructose corn syrup is found in many foods today. We profile the latest research on the sweetener’s association with obesity, diabetes and liver disease.
Running for office in the United States is an expensive affair. Immense sums change hands. This tip sheet will help journalists find and track the influence of money in politics.
Special interests in Washington and capitals around the country buy access to influence deals behind closed doors. They leave journalists a few crumbs to follow, but we need to know where to look.
African Americans in the South are more supportive of “American values” and the U.S. political system than black people living outside the South, a new study finds.