By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – Increasing American political polarization is linked to television news deregulation following the federal Telecommunications Act of 1996, according to a Washington State University study.
SEATTLE – In a sense, early returns from the 2016 election are already in: Civility is losing to vitriol in a landslide. But two former U.S. Senate majority leaders – Republican Trent Lott of Mississippi and Democrat Tom Daschle of South Dakota – have been promoting a plan to restore civility to governing.
PULLMAN, Wash. – American fundamentalist apocalyptic theology of the 1880s and 90s prompted suspicion and skepticism of anything that seems to undermine individual liberties and give more power to the state, according to a Washington State University professor.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – With the midterm election seven weeks away, outside interest groups are pumping a record amount of anonymous “dark money” into television political ads, according to a Washington State University researcher who tracks national campaign advertising.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The power of social media to influence political change – particularly in the Arab world – will be discussed by political science and communication experts 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, in Bryan 305.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As voters prepare to submit their ballots, two Washington State University scientists joined a Foley Institute panel Monday to discuss ethics, science, politics of food and Initiative 522 – the proposal to determine labeling regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington state.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Pros, cons, science and ethics of genetically modified food crops will be the topic of a free, public panel discussion at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in Bryan Hall 305 at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S.-China relationship – including national security, economic and political perspectives – will be explored in the free, public CHINA Town Hall at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, in Todd Hall 334 at Washington State University.
Peele PULLMAN, Wash. – How do American politics look from the other side of the Atlantic? Gillian Peele, a fellow and tutor in politics at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, will discuss the quality of American democracy at the next Coffee & Politics session hosted by Foley Institute, 12-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in […]