Latest from Joshua Tucker

This explains how social media can both weaken — and strengthen — democracy

Groups opposed to fundamental tenets of liberal democracy also have found their megaphone
  • Jan 7, 2021

Twitter put warning labels on hundreds of thousands of tweets. Our research examined which worked best.

Without a hard block, tweets continue to spread — especially tweets by President Trump
  • Dec 9, 2020

Did Trump keep his campaign promises? Here’s what Americans think.

Trump supporters who think he came up short are more likely to vote for Biden in 2020.
  • Oct 28, 2020

Are influence campaigns trolling your social media feeds?

New research shows how citizens can know in real time.
  • Oct 13, 2020

We’re in the final stages of the presidential election. What happens if a candidate withdraws or dies?

Here's what would happen if Trump were incapacitated before the election or, if he won and become incapacitated before Inauguration day.
  • Oct 2, 2020

How do newspapers cover racial and religious minorities? Here’s the data.

Notably, coverage of Muslims was markedly negative in 2019.
  • Oct 2, 2020

Part 2: What happens if a U.S. presidential candidate withdraws or dies before the election or inauguration?

Here’s the second part of the answer to that gloomy question.
  • Oct 2, 2020