Politics News

What is the ‘boogaloo’ and who are the rioters who stormed the Capitol? 5 essential reads

The insurrection at the Capitol challenged how US media frames unrest and shapes public opinion

Danielle K. Kilgo, University of Minnesota The chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday wasn’t typical. Nor was the coverage. Footage carried live by cable news and clips and photos shared across social media were jolting. One image showed a man who had broken into the building sitting in a chair, foot on desk, in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office. A video clip showed a crowd chasing a police officer as he retreated up the stairs. As a researcher of

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Why friendships are falling apart over politics

Melanie Green, University at Buffalo Former Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia were on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Yet despite their obvious legal disagreements, the liberal Ginsburg once described herself and the conservative Scalia as

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