Political communication scholar explores how media choices affect political beliefs and develops tools to help citizens consider multiple viewpoints
The political season is in full swing and with that comes increased media use by potential voters eager to hear the latest political gossip on the radio, read pundit opinions online and catch snippets of the debates on TV. If prior elections are any guide, Americans will be tuning in to politics at increased rates… » Continue Reading
A Red and Blue Nation?: High voter turnout helps the Democrats. Late-deciders vote for the challenger. Political polarization has left the American electorate deeply divided between “red” and “blue” states. Right? Wrong.