Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
“The puzzle turned out to be more complicated than we thought”: After four years, the Membership Puzzle Project is winding down
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Donald Trump (92)

Also see results from other Nieman sites
“Suddenly, the stupid stuff on the internet, the scary stuff on the internet, became just so mainstream and important. And that totally should not be.”
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.”
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.
A new study looks at how people in seven countries view the motives of the news media in covering the pandemic. Only in the United States is that a profoundly partisan question.
A new paper argues that the “26 words that created the internet” should remain in force — but only for companies that agree to certain new regulations and restrictions.
Our analysis finds a 99 percent chance someone will still complain about it.
“We believe that impeachment stories will likely feel increasingly personal, passionate, and irritating to people as the proceedings unfold. For some, this will draw them in, while others will likely turn off from the news.”
The great interrogations of TV news history didn’t happen live. “There’s one option that could be considered by these programs: not inviting guests who will mislead audiences with provably inaccurate information.”