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Spring 2022


Politics and news media are very connected to each other. Many people get mad at news sites for what they report or how they report it, but how much of an effect does news have on politics? We decided to test and see how much the type of news that people watch affects the way that they vote. We looked at which news people watched and how they voted in national elections, and we found that there is little to no evidence to show that there is any impact of news on people’s voting.


Course: POS 245, Research in Political Studies (Dr. Jakob Miller)

Department: History, Global and Political Studies