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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.

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Probabilistic Forecasting Can Mislead Voters About Certainty of Election Outcomes

In 2016, probabilistic forecasts left voters thinking the election was far less competitive than it actually was.

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Yphtach Lelkes to Join the Annenberg Faculty this Fall

His research focuses on how media environments influence people’s political opinions, attitudes, and voting behavior.