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Jin Woo Kim Named 2019-21 George Gerbner Postdoctoral Fellow

His work focuses how people are affected by political (mis)information and how new media environments shape politics.

Undergraduate News

“The Communication Research Experience” Tested How to Get Out the Vote for the Midterm Elections

Students conducted an experiment that tested competition and identity priming as possibilities for increasing voter turnout.


Paradoxical Thinking: Changing Individuals’ Beliefs by Agreeing with Them to an Extreme Degree

Paradoxical thinking is intended to shock the participants with its absurdity and cause them to reevaluate their beliefs.


Annenberg Alumni Make the Calls on Election Night

Kristen Conrad, Ken Winneg, Talia Jomini Stroud, Melissa Herrmann, and Eran Ben-Porath worked behind-the-scenes at ABC and CBS.

Faculty News

In Cyberwar, Jamieson Argues Russians Helped Secure Trump’s Victory

Jamieson investigates troll posts, polling data, and how the press used hacked content.

Faculty News

The New Yorker Features Jamieson’s Book Cyberwar, on Russia and the Election

The book is available now in ebook and in print on October 3.


Can Social Media Networks Reduce Political Polarization on Climate Change?

The researchers tested how different kinds of social media environments would affect political polarization and group accuracy.

Faculty News

Professors González-Bailón and Mutz to Participate in Research Partnership with Facebook

González-Bailón and Mutz will advise how data might be divided into subsets for further study.


In the Brain, Dislike and Dehumanization Are Not the Same Thing

Processed by separate regions of the brain, dehumanization and dislike may be different psychological processes.