The Washington Post

Should we fear everyone who has a mental illness?

  • Denver Mcneney, Stephanie Parent
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  • Health, Policy
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  • Oct 5, 2015
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Pundits are more interested in opinionating than in making good predictions. New social scientific techniques of 'superforecasting' could change that.

  • Sam Winter-Levy, Jacob Trefethen
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  • Sep 30, 2015
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Don't believe the claims in some highly publicized research.

A "rogue publisher" spreads fake statistics about Britain and the E.U.

Many Russia watchers blamed the murder of Boris Nemtsov on the “atmosphere of hate” created by Vladimir Putin, but was it really of his making?

  • J. Paul Goode
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  • Russia
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  • Apr 3, 2015
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An analysis of RT’s YouTube channels shows that the main focus is on Ukraine and these videos are finding an audience, but that there is a great deal of variation across different language platforms.

  • Robert Orttung, Elizabeth Nelson, Anthony Livshen
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  • Russia, Social Media
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  • Mar 23, 2015
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The numbers tell the story: While journalism declines, the number of jobs in public relations is increasing.

New evidence shows that the way Western media portrays Africa makes white Americans see Africans as helpless victims in need of paternalistic aid.

  • Andy Baker
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  • Mar 5, 2015
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New research finds that when there is less coverage of House races, voters know and participate less.

It's not because of sexism in the news media.

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