Politics

Social media, fake news, and political communities

IMAGE IMAGE: POLITOSCOPE DISPLAY SHOWING TWITTER ACCOUNTS THAT COMMENTED ON THE PENELOPEGATE SCANDAL. THE REDDER AN ACCOUNT, THE MORE TWEETS IT POSTED ON THIS TOPIC. view more CREDIT: CNRS / ISC-PIF–CHAVALARIAS D, GAUMONT N, PANAHI M. 2018. CNRS and EHESS researchers analyzed nearly 60 million political tweets posted during the 2017 presidential election in France. […]

Politics

Here’s What Barack Obama Is Doing Now

fter many months out of the political spotlight, Barack Obama has recently made a series of high-profile speeches. His first was a eulogy delivered at John McCain’s funeralin Washington D.C. The former president had been handpicked by Senator McCain to speak at the funeral—along with the 42nd president, George W. Bush—and used it as an […]