Dr. Lee McIntyre discusses how to take the first step in talking to a science denier.
Published: March 17, 2023
Countering Extremist Messaging
Dr. Kurt Braddock discusses the role counter-narratives can play in fighting extremist messaging.
Published: February 21, 2023
The Pioneers of Propaganda Literacy
Dr. Elisabeth Fondren discusses the ground-breaking Institute for Propaganda Analysis: its mission, impact, and legacy.
Published: January 22, 2023
Warnock vs. Walker Georgia Senate Debate
Full coverage of the 2022 Georgia U.S. Senate debate between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker.
Published: November 06, 2022
The Birth of U.S. Commercial Propaganda
Dr. Noam Chomsky discusses the birth of U.S. commercial propaganda and the art of manufacturing consent.
Published: July 13, 2022
The Psychology of Conspiracy Beliefs
Shauna Bowes discusses her research on the psychological factors and personality traits behind conspiratorial beliefs.
Published: May 15, 2022
Disinformation is not Just Fake News
Dr. Larissa Doroshenko details how "reflexive control" forms the framework of Russian disinformation.
Published: March 19, 2022
Promoting Post Hoc Achievements
Full coverage of President Joe Biden's second press conference, marking his first year in office.
Published: February 03, 2022
Full coverage of the 2021 Terry McAuliffe vs. Glenn Youngkin Virginia Gubernatorial debate.
Published: January 05, 2022
The Evolution of Character Assassination
Dr. Sergei Samoilenko discusses ad hominem attacks and how character assassination is evolving with technology.
Published: December 02, 2021
Dr. Ruth Ben-Ghiat details the common playbook populist strongmen use to rise to and hold on to power.
Published: June 15, 2021
Combating Polarization and Defending Truth
Jonathan Rauch discusses overcoming polarization and the critical role norms and institutions play in defending truth.
Published: June 10, 2021
Dr. Louis de Sassure discusses the social mechanics of straw men and why they can be effective, even when exposed.
Published: January 21, 2021
How Intuition Fuels Conspiracy
Dr. Eric Oliver explains how intuitionism and feelings of uncertainty fuel conspiracy theories and intensify political polarization.
Published: January 11, 2021
Labeling an Opponent Ad Nauseum
Full coverage of the 2020 Georgia U.S. Senate runoff debate between Kelly Loeffler and Raphael Warnock.
Published: December 30, 2020
Building Resistance through Inoculation
Dr. John Banas discusses how attitudes and beliefs can be protected against persuasion through inoculation.
Published: December 28, 2020
Offering False Dichotomy Solutions
Full coverage of the final presidential debate of 2020, between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Published: November 12, 2020
Deflecting Attacks onto Straw Men
Full coverage of the 2020 vice presidential debate between V.P. Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris.
Published: October 13, 2020
Transfer & Association Fallacy
Why politicians all too often take to championing cultural sacred cows.
Published: August 15, 2020
Making Lack of Experience a Virtue
Full coverage of the 5th Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season.
Published: December 19, 2019
Full coverage of the 2nd Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season.
Published: July 14, 2019
Cherry Picking an Opponent's Record
Full coverage of the 2018 Andrew Gillum vs. Ron DeSantis Florida Gubernatorial debate.
Published: November 01, 2018
Using Minimization When Denial is Not an Option
Jake Tapper interviews Senator Roy Blunt on President Trump's many falsehoods.
Published: May 12, 2018