News study finds partisan news coverage has a…

It’s a classic question in contemporary politics: Does partisan news media coverage shape people’s ideologies? Or do people decide to consume political media that is already aligned with their beliefs? A new study led by…

Obama portraits break new ground artistically and culturally,…

[caption id="attachment_14455" align="alignnone" width="341"] Portrait of Barack Obama, by Kehinde Wiley COURTESY OF NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY[/caption] From the day Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald were announced as the artists charged with painting former President Barack…

The power of pre-existing views

Study shows how information sources affect voters. [caption id="attachment_11674" align="alignright" width="300"] Adam BerinskyPhoto: Stuart Darsch[/caption] CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- For all the fact-checking and objective reporting produced by major media outlets, voters in the U.S. nonetheless rely…