Political Communication

Since 1993 the Annenberg Public Policy Center has studied Americans’ political knowledge, discourse, media use and opinions about candidates and issues. Among our projects has been the National Annenberg Election Survey (NAES). FactCheck.org researches the veracity of claims made by political candidates. The Annenberg Classroom and the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics offer an array of resources for educators and youth. Student Voices is a nationwide civic engagement initiative that encourages young people to become politically involved. The Institutions of American Democracy project examines the challenges facing the three branches of government, the press and the public schools and disseminates its findings to scholars and the public.

The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication

An incisive, broad-based overview of political communication, the Oxford Handbook for Political Communication assembles the leading scholars in the field of political communication to answer the question: What do we know and need to know about the process by which humans claim, lose, or share power through symbolic exchanges?
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