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Doctoral Candidate Tyler Leigh Awarded Rapoport Grant

The Rapoport Family Foundation grant will support Leigh’s dissertation research on freedom of expression.

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Democracy Amid Crises: New Book From Annenberg Institutions of Democracy Collaborative

With the nation gripped by four interlocking crises, the 2020 election cycle was one of the most turbulent in U.S...

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From Crisis Communications to Dissecting a Decade of TV News

Wolken is a third-year student in Communication and Political Science.

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Pre-Pandemic Conspiratorial Mindset Predicted Hesitance to Accept Covid-19 Vaccine

A new study finds that acceptance of pre-pandemic conspiracy theories has an association with acceptance of Covid-19 conspiracy theories.

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Misperceptions Between Political Parties Could Erode Democracy in the U.S.

A new study finds that while most Americans share democratic values, Democrats and Republicans suspect members of the opposing party do not.

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Annenberg Conversations to Focus on Public Service in a Time of Polarization in 2022-2023 Academic Year

This year's Annenberg Conversations event series will focus on civic engagement during turbulent times.

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Intervention Video from the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab Wins Stanford University’s Strengthening Democracy Challenge

The video reduced anti-democratic attitudes, support for partisan violence, and partisan animosity among 32,000 Americans.

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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.