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Article ID: 706053

Fake News Shared by Very Few, But Those Over 65 More Likely to Pass on Such Stories, New Study Finds

New York University

A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common among people over the age of 65, finds a new analysis.

Released:
7-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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    9-Jan-2019 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706057

Study Finds Link between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton, according to a study published online today in Educational Researcher, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Educational Research Association.

Released:
7-Jan-2019 9:35 AM EST

Education

Article ID: 706114

The answer to gerrymandering? Have Democrats and Republicans play a game

Ohio State University

A new method of drawing electoral districts that combines game theory and the word game “Ghost” could result in maps that are more demographically representative, according to two mathematicians.

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8-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 705073

WashU Expert: Wisconsin move to limit power of incoming governor signal of new norm

Washington University in St. Louis

Perhaps recent court rulings redrawing district lines in some states, or even the mid-term election results, caused counter legislative acts in Wisconsin and Michigan, but while these will make governing for Democrats in those states more difficult, they’re not illegal, says a constitutional law expert at Washington University in St.

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6-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 703775

U.S. Senator Booker, Rep. Norcross discuss issues with Rowan student military personnel

Rowan University

United States Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Rep. Donald Norcross (D-N.J., 1st District), discussed a range of issues with Rowan student veterans and active military personnel Tuesday during a meeting in the Marketplace dining hall.

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27-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 703741

“Understanding the Outcome of the Midterm Elections”—Nov. 16 Panel Discussion

New York University

New York University will host “Understanding the Outcome of the Midterm Elections,” a panel discussion featuring researchers from the New York metropolitan area, on Fri., Nov. 16.

Released:
12-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703585

Midterm Elections Confirm America Is Two Nations

Northwestern University

Political leaders must be alert to these trends ahead of the presidential election cycle in 2020, scholar says

Released:
7-Nov-2018 5:35 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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