A study analysing millions of Tweets has revealed that Republican members of the US Congress are increasingly circulating news from dubious sources, compared to their European counterparts.
Belgian researchers explain why people with lower economic status don’t trust politicians as much
The ‘anomie’ concept – that the society is disintegrating and losing moral standards – explains why people with low socio-economic status trust politics less than those with a higher one, concludes a new study published in the scientific journal Social Psychological Bulletin.
Republicans and Democrats see their own party’s falsehoods as more acceptable
Politicians’ policy falsehoods seen as justifiable based on their signal of partisan trustworthiness.
Republican politicians will watch Trump’s approval rating closely following storming of Capitol
The storming of the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6 will cause Republicans politicians to watch the polls closely to see if Trump has lost his grip on the GOP base, according to Jonathan Krasno, associate professor of political science at…
Spanish in the 2016 U.S. presidential election
This study analyzes discourse in and about Spanish by presidential hopefuls and their prospective running mates leading up to the 2016 United States presidential election. I utilize Irvine and Gal’s (2000) framework of semiotic processes to reveal how Democratic and…