Tips from Shorenstein fellow Sarah Smarsh on how reporters can improve their coverage of rural America.
Local TV news focuses more on national politics and slants more to the right at present than in recent years, new research finds.
Few mayors run for higher office. And female mayors are even less likely to view positions such as governor and U.S. senator as appealing.
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.
Members of Congress with the most extreme political views receive more attention from print media than moderate members, a new study suggests. Meanwhile, far-right Republicans get more coverage than far-left Democrats.
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.
A study by Yale University scholars suggests doctors' political affiliation influences their approach to health issues such as marijuana use, abortion and firearm storage.
2016 study in
Political Communication examines the media’s role in shaping perceptions about how divided the country is and how voters respond to members of the other party.