Presentations

2019

This paper discusses the quality of quantitative communication research in light of the so-called ‘replication crisis’ that …

Despite the amount of research on the topic, there are few direct measurements of partisan segregation in media use. Of those that do …

This study tests the indirect effect of exposure to political satire on political discussion, mediated by talking about political …

Since race is a central factor in politics in the U.S. – being correlated with political perceptions and viewpoints – and talk across …

2018

Research on the content of popular music tends to be cross-sectional, focused on single genres, and forced by practical constraints to …

For two decades, researchers have investigated the impacts of entertainment media that frequently feature political content. In spite …

2017

The study of homophily in political networks is often clouded by problems of causal inference. Is it driven by social influence, …

While concerns abound regarding the ability for citizens to choose sources of political information that comport with their own views, …

2016

This study explores the relationship between social network information and technological affordances of Facebook in the context of …

2015

Music has not frequently been examined by social scientists for its political import, despite a recent increase in research on other …