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How Ideologically Divided is the American Public?

The Polarization Research Lab, a new initiative from Prof. Yphtach Lelkes and colleagues at Dartmouth and Stanford, will work to answer that question.

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New Polarization Research Lab to Study Political Animosity in the U.S.

To understand where partisan animosity comes from and what can be done to address it, researchers from the Annenberg School...

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Cable News Networks Have Grown More Polarized, Study Finds

An analysis of 10 years of cable TV news reveals a growing partisan gap as networks like Fox and MSNBC have shifted to the right or the left of the political spectrum, especially in their primetime programming.

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Policing the Digital Divide: How Racial Bias Can Limit Internet Access for People of Color

New research shows that the policing of nonviolent offenses, like loitering, restricts access to free WiFi, particularly for people of color.

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Political Communication Scholar Yphtach Lelkes Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

In this Q&A, Lelkes discusses how his research has evolved during his time at Annenberg.

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Google News Prioritizes National Media over Local

Users are less likely to see local news results, and the local news they do see appears lower on the results list.

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Donald Trump’s Election Did Not Increase Political Polarization

America is no doubt polarized, but new research finds it is no more so now than prior to 2016.

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Brevity is the Soul of Twitter: 280-Character Limit Makes Twitter More Civil

Professor Yphtach Lelkes analyzed tweets from before and after Twitter implemented the increased character limit.

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New Democracy & Information Group Studies Political Communication

The newly established working group is led by Professor Yphtach Lelkes.