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Including how research into sports fandom explains Trump supporters’ claims of voter fraud: “One’s degree of team identification is a major predictor for attributing a loss to external forces such as referees and opponents’ cheating, resulting in denial of the outcome.”
“Polling seems to be irrevocably broken, or at least our understanding of how seriously to take it is.”
There’s good evidence that some people find predictive models like FiveThirtyEight’s confusing, and an argument that they might keep people from voting. But 2016’s scars shouldn’t mean that voters have to be kept in the dark.
“Conspiracies are flourishing with virtually no response from credible Spanish-language media outlets.”
Our analysis finds a 99 percent chance someone will still complain about it.
News products that the Journal built to highlight its election coverage to occasional readers are being repurposed for coronavirus coverage.
It’s not just the real news media partisans think is rooting for the other team — it’s the fake news media too.
“We’re not super-interested in telling a story about one Iowa county using this infrastructure. But we’re making sure our reporters know which county in Iowa to go if they’re looking for one that has particular characteristics.”