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The Black Lives Matter Movement, but not COVID-19, Encouraged Voters Toward Biden in the 2020 Election

As swing voters registered more awareness about discrimination against Black Americans, they became more likely to vote for the party they felt would best rectify that — Democrats.

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Want to Reduce Political Polarization? Start by Looking Beyond Politics

Is bonding over non-political similarities the key to depolarizing political discussions? New research sheds light on how even hardliners can be swayed when coming in contact with opposing viewpoints.

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Amy Siskind Donates The Weekly List Collection to the Annenberg School Library

In addition to archiving the website, Annenberg will house Siskind's podcasts, video, and related personal memorabilia.

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COVID-19 Conspiracy Beliefs Increased among Users of Conservative and Social Media

These increases in conspiracy beliefs were associated with less mask wearing and decreased intentions to get a vaccine.

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Samantha Moore-Berg Named Inaugural Bruneau Fellow

The fellowship was established to honor the memory of Emile Bruneau, peace and conflict neuroscientist.

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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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The Influence and Importance of Language

Labels for what happened January 6 at the U.S. Capitol were very different from those used to describe the Black Lives Matter movement or the 2020 election results.

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Inauguration Day: History, Meaning, and Significance

Lecturer David Eisenhower, grandson of the former president, gives the long view of the significance of Inauguration Day.

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In Conversation with Emile Bruneau: A Video Series

Watch Bruneau explain his research in his own words.