The 2020 US election is a battle of two masculinities – one authoritarian, the other paternalistic.
Will Facebook and Twitter be able to counter the tsunami of misinformation that could affect the election result? It's unlikely.
How Joe Biden’s Facebook campaign compares to Hillary Clinton’s at this point in 2016 – and how Donald Trump is doing on the social media platform.
Russian interference deeply marked the 2016 American presidential election. Four years later, let's analyze the form and impact of disinformation coming from Russia.
Electors may not vote their consciences, which means the Electoral College will continue to operate how most Americans think it does.
Predictions about how a woman presidential candidate might fare in 2020 are largely speculation, writes a political scientist, because there isn't enough experience to base those predictions on.
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
Two social scientists investigate why working-class white men are particularly receptive to President Trump's racist and anti-immigrant messages.
To one scholar of the post-truth era, tuning in to Robert Mueller's testimony Wednesday was to hear a duel over the facts. Not what the facts imply – but what the facts are.
An analysis of social media troll activity during the 2016 election campaign shows that exposure to Russian propaganda may have helped change American minds in favor of Republican candidate Trump.
What's the role of someone who, like
Robert Mueller, speaks only facts in a tornado of partisan bombast? Is it a breath of fresh air or an abdication of responsibility to protect America's interests?
Russian hackers are coupling old propaganda strategies with new technologies to attack and exploit not just computers and stored data, but how people think.
Cybersecurity experts in the US knew about Russian intelligence agencies' activities, but may not have had any idea how comprehensive and integrated they were – until now.
Third in the Oxford-style debate series, this article argues against the motion that “the impact reflected by Trump is here to stay” by focusing on the transitory nature of his presidency.
Many are wondering what Facebook, Twitter and even the government can do to stop the spread of fake news. Behavioral science has an answer: the Pro-Truth Pledge.
Why are the masses not disconnecting from Facebook despite the litany of revelations that the company's brass has long viewed them as dumb sheep?
Do you think you’ve set up your Facebook account so that only your friends can see your information? Think again…
In a survey of 80 teens and college-aged Americans, most said they'd experienced physical or emotional distress before and after the 2016 presidential election.
Will the arrival and popularity of Oculus Go and other VR systems make us think differently about alternative realities and so-called alternative facts?