Our group members are currently working on a number of topics:
political inequality on social media
social media and democratic backsliding
how journalists cover social media
populism, falsehoods and public broadcasting in Europe
political polarization and racial & ethnic identity in social media
social media use and civic engagement in China
collective action across social boundaries in India
Jenkins, M. D., & Gomez, D. (2022). Trump Lies, Truth Dies? Epistemic Crisis and the Effect of False Balance Reporting on Beliefs About Voter Fraud. The International Journal of Press/Politics. DOI: 10.1177/19401612221111997
Theocharis, Y., Boulianne, S., Koc-Michalska, K., & Bimber, B. (2022). Platform Affordances and Political Participation: How Social Media Platforms Reshape Political Engagement. West European Politics. DOI: 10.1080/01402382.2022.2087410.
Lane, D. S., Do, K., Molina-Rogers, N. M. (2021). What is Political Expression on Social Media Anyway?: A Systematic Review. Journal of Information Technology & Politics.
Lane, D. S., Do, K., Molina-Rogers, N. (2021). Inequality or Identity?: Testing Two Accounts of Racial Gaps in Political Expression on Social Media. Political Communication. DOI:10.1080/10584609.2021.1919808
Lane, D. S., Thorson, K., Xu, Y. (2021). Uninterested and Unequal?: Examining SES-based Gaps in Youth Political Behavior on Social Media. Information Communication & Society.