How do you run a political campaign in a pandemic? From data brokers to advertising firms to voter registration volunteers, the players in campaigns are making adjustments, large and mostly small.
Mobile phones across the country are buzzing nonstop with text notifications from both presidential campaigns. A scholar of campaign communications explains why.
President Trump is using religious rhetoric against his Democratic opponents. A historian of religion cites similar attacks over a century ago.
Americans are mad – fist-fighting, protesting mad. And that's just how politicians want voters in election season. But the popular anger stoked by candidates doesn't just dissipate after the campaign.
The technical qualifications for presidential candidates are the same, but how people seek the nation's highest office has shifted over the centuries.
President Trump's law-and-order campaign rhetoric has been compared to Richard Nixon's and George Wallace's similar themes in 1968. But such appeals go much further back, to the US in the early 1800s.
Politicians argue conventional campaigning is still important ahead of NZ's rescheduled 17 October election. But voter behaviour has moved on since the days of door-knocking and kissing babies.
If teenagers organizing on social media can hamper a presidential campaign rally, how challenging is it to manipulate elections?
For many years, political operatives have been perfecting their use of the internet's vast array of social media platforms, websites and digital tools.
Everything is political. And that includes typefaces, write two scholars who found that people see one group of typeface styles as liberal, another group of styles as conservative.
According to Bot Sentinel, #coronavirus and #COVID19 are among the top hashtags being used by Twitter bot accounts.
What will happen to campaign workers after the Feb. 3 caucuses? It's a question that's in the cold Iowa air, carrying with it a subtle message about the state of democratic politics.
TV has long been the golden goose of political advertising – the one who spends the most wins. That's over, and it's a new era of digital advertising. No one's done it better than Donald Trump.