Despite widespread interest in the fake news phenomenon, we know very little about who actually shares fake news. Now, in newly-published research, Andy Guess and co-authors (NYU) find that in general, the proportion of people on Facebook who shared links to fake news websites...
The Center for the Study of Democratic Politics is pleased to announce the launch of a new two-year research and policy initiative to address the timely, and challenging, issue of “Congress and US Political Institutions in an Age of Mistrust.”
Fred Greenstein, professor of politics emeritus, one of the nation's leading experts on the American presidency, and a long-time faculty associate of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, died on December 3, 2018 at the age of 88.
In a "WWS Reacts" piece, several CSDP faculty, Brandice Canes-Wrone, Julian Zelizer, and Lauren Wright, offer reflections on George H.W. Bush, his presidency and the person: WWS Reacts: Remembering President George H.W. Bush.
Does hate on social networks translate into hate in real life? What was the impact of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal on voters' opinions and behavior?
Rachel Augustine Potter evaluates the Trump administrations' regulatory policy in her Brookings piece, The Trump administration’s regulatory corner-cutting isn’t just bad for democracy—it’s...
The CSDP community of faculty, fellows, graduate students, and postdocs gathered to watch midterm election returns, sharing predictions and reactions to the races called on election night.
The Woodrow Wilson School featured CSDP faculty members' reactions to the midterm elections in a "WWS Reacts" piece out just the day after the election.