2015 study published in
Science showing that Facebook's News Feed algorithm has a limited effect on the kinds of political posts users view and consume.
2014 research brief on how local and national media coverage of local health issues shifts over time, by Erika Franklin Fowler, Wesleyan University, and Sarah Elizabeth Gollust, University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
2015 study from Stanford University and the Harvard Kennedy School comparing the ideological positions of judges across different tiers of the judiciary between judges and lawyers.
2015 Georgetown study in the
International Journal of Press/Politics that explores journalists’ attitudes about the level of civility in political discourse as reflected in their published work.
2014 research brief on the rise of inflammatory political speech, by Jeffrey M. Berry and Sarah Sobieraj of Tufts University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2013 research chat with Natalia “Talia” Jomini Stroud, assistant director of the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at the University of Texas at Austin.
2014 review of data and scholarship relating to voter behavior in U.S. midterm elections, with a focus on a Duke University study analyzing the 2010 cycle.
2014 study in
Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests that political polarization cannot be explained by media diversity and the fragmenting of audiences.
2014 study by the Pew Research Center based on a national survey that explores how political polarization affects government, society and people’s lives.
2014 research brief on what members of the House of Representatives have had to say about judges and the judiciary in recent years, by Bruce Peabody, Fairleigh Dickinson University.