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Local TV news coverage of racial disparities in COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic

Our team recently published the results of a study exploring local TV news coverage of racial disparities in COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic in Race and Social Problems (https://doi.org/10.1007/s12552-022-09372-5). This study examined how local TV news stories attributed causes and solutions for COVID-19-related racial health and...

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COMM Team Leads Web Convenings to Connect Research to Journalists and Practitioners, Identify New Research Priorities

On December 2 and December 10, 2021, our team convened audiences of journalists, communication professionals, researchers and advocates to learn about and discuss research findings. On December 2, the team led a discussion on Storytelling and the Social Safety Net, while the session on December 10 focused on Communicating about Race, Class, and...

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Cumulative Exposure to Political Campaign Ads about Crime Increases Crime Worry among Republicans

In a recently published study in The International Journal of Press/Politics, our team of researchers, led by Jiawei Liu, examined the content of political campaign ads about crime during the 2016 U.S. election cycle, and the consequences of cumulative exposure to political campaign ads about crime on crime worry.

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Narrative Approach Can Change Minds on Child Care Spending

By Tom Fleischman How do you capture hearts and minds when it comes to increasing public support for policies and programs related to early childhood education? According to new multi-institution research led by Jeff Niederdeppe, professor in the Department of Communication in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University,...

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