2011-12 Fall

Social Media and Politics

University of Michigan – Today social media have become an integral part of the political process.  Candidates tweet to constituents and political revolutions are organized on Facebook.  But what kind of a change does social media represent?  Or is it … Continue reading

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Debating Politics and Science

University of Michigan – Scientific issues have often formed the basis for political debates.  But translating science into public policy can be a messy business.  As journalists, policy makers, and citizens encounter scientific research, well-established findings are often a matter … Continue reading

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