Topic: Talia Stroud

'Respect' Button is Better for Democracy Than 'Like' Button, Study Finds

Sept. 18, 2013

Replacing the ubiquitous social media "Like" button with a "Respect" button on news websites would be better for democracy, according to a new report from the Engaging News Project at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

Feb. 16, 2012
Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

The 2012 election season is promising to be one of the most unpredictable cycles in recent history. Experts from across the university analyze the politics and the issues here.

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Staying on top of local elections is only a mouse click away

Oct. 18, 2010
Believing in, or debunking, media partisanship

Trends favoring cable over local news make it conceivable that citizens will increasingly know more about races in distant states where they're unable to vote than races that will appear on their Nov. 2 ballot, but you can beat the information gap by accessing local election news online.

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Mid-term elections: Faculty experts provide their analysis

Oct. 4, 2010
Mid-term elections: Faculty experts provide their analysis

Each week day during October, faculty experts will discuss local, state and national political issues in anticipation of the upcoming mid-term elections in November.

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Believing in, or debunking, media partisanship

Oct. 4, 2010
Believing in, or debunking, media partisanship

It happened again this past week. In the recently released Rolling Stone issue, President Obama critiqued Fox News.

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