A systemic review presents damning evidence that journalists are overselling research.
We spoke with a communications professor about the relationship between trolls and the media.
A new study finds African Americans on reality television are more likely to be both the victim and perpetrator of verbal aggression.
Lack of trust in the news in the U.S. runs deep.
New research finds they are more likely than their black counterparts to be portrayed as victims of mental illness.
An influential conservative online ecosystem targets teachers whose expressed opinions question the dominance of white men.
A lone gunman burst into the offices of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday, shooting and killing five newspaper employees and "gravely injuring" several more.
As climate change brings more frequent and more destructive natural disasters, more people must face the challenges of living life as scheduled on the edge of chaos.
People react and wave flags outside the Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in Istanbul, on June 24th, 2018, during the Turkish presidential and parliamentary elections.
New research finds reintroducing objective facts into the conversation doesn't mitigate this effect.
Over the past few decades, Christian television has gone from spreading the gospel and moved directly into covering news and politics, reaching millions of Americans daily.
A new study finds the more people rely on their Facebook feed for news, the less politically knowledgeable they are.
It remains to be seen how the country's media will tackle the historically unprecedented sight of their leader hobnobbing with a sitting U.S. president.
What started as a political tactic has evolved into a social virus.
For many Americans, watching The Apprentice produced a faux feeling of closeness and trust with Donald Trump.
Ken Layne's quarterly magazine, Desert Oracle, tries to give readers a sense of the profound solitude—and weirdness—of the Mojave Desert.
Robert Sapolsky reveals the biological basis for our most unfortunate traits—and insists change is possible.
Fake news has become one more way for the president to distort truth—but the worst of what passes for it has little to do with press.
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