After the release of the Mueller Report, Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussed Russian interference in the 2016 election and the lessons for the news media and social media platforms.
In ‘Cyberwar,’ Jamieson Argues Russians Helped Secure Trump’s Victory
In Cyberwar, Kathleen Hall Jamieson investigates the role of Russian hackers and trolls in the 2016 presidential election and argues it is likely that Russian help was crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
Handbook of Political Communication Is Published by Oxford
Oxford University Press has published the hardcover edition of The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication, co-edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson. The volume is an indispensable overview and a definitive guide to research in the field.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Speaks on Media and the Campaign at Minnesota Forum
Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke at the prestigious Westminster Town Hall Forum in Minneapolis about the presidential campaign. Minnesota Public Radio, which broadcast the forum, also interviewed Jamieson about political advertising.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson on the Demise of ‘Fact’ in Political Discourse
"Implications of the Demise of 'Fact' in Political Discourse" has been published in the Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, examining strategies used in partisan attacks on "fact" and reputable institutions.
Political TV Ad Archive Launched in Partnership with FactCheck.org
In partnership with FactCheck.org and others, the Internet Archive has launched the Political TV Ad Archive to help journalists, researchers and the public understand the use of political ads in the 2016 elections.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Speaks on the ‘Attack on Fact in Politics’
In two addresses to groups with the Council of State Governments Eastern Regional Conference, Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke about the attack on fact in politics, and challenges facing the scientific community and the implications for state legislative policy.
Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact Checking Awarded to Denver’s KUSA
Political reporter Brandon Rittiman of KUSA, 9News Denver, was awarded the 2015 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact Checking for his work producing what the jury called "the best fact checking segments on local TV."
Denver Television Station Awarded Cronkite/Jackson Fact-Checking Prize
Television station KUSA in Denver, Colo., has won the 2015 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact Checking Political Messages, named for the founding director of FactCheck.org, Brooks Jackson. The fact-checking award was selected by a jury convened by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, home of FactCheck.org.
Political Attack Ads and Lincoln’s 1864 Campaign
What would the 1864 presidential campaign have looked like if Abe Lincoln and Gen. George B. McClellan had used today’s deceptive campaign techniques and video attack ads? Lincoln was reelected 150 years ago on Nov. 8, and his campaign against McClellan has been reimagined by the political literacy website FlackCheck.org through a video timeline of ads that use humor, parody, and contemporary deceptive approaches.