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2015 panel discussion on the media’s widespread use of public-opinion polls during Harvard University’s Theodore H. White Seminar on Press and Politics.
2015 research brief from Scholars Strategy Network and University of California, Berkeley that looks at how the timing of elections influences voter turnout and how organized groups benefit from off-cycle elections and low turnout.
2015 paper in
Information, Communication & Society reviewing existing research on how social media use influences measures such as voting, protesting and civic engagement.
2015 research brief that looks at the Republican divide over Medicaid expansion, by Alexander Hertel-Fernandez and Theda Skocpol of Harvard University.
2015 research brief that looks at whether and how gender stereotypes affect female political candidates by Nichole Bauer, University of Alabama, and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2015 roundup of studies that speak to issues of voting, elections and public opinion, as well as issues of anti-Americanism, in the Arab world.
2015 research brief on whether viewing ultrasounds affects abortion decisions by Katrina Kimport, University of California, San Francisco and the Scholars Strategy Network.
Roundup of 2014 and 2015 research on issues relevant to the 2016 campaign, including the nomination process, debates, partisanship, scandals, financing, polling and social media.
2015 review of research related to the symbolism of the Confederate flag and related controversies in the wake of the Charleston, S.C., mass shooting
2015 paper from the University of Maryland highlighting the emerging field of reporting on algorithms and laying out definitions, strategies and key issues for reporters.