First, the roots of the ultraconservative media movement. Nichole Hemmer is the author of Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics. [ dur: 28mins. ]
- Nicole Hemmer is Assistant Professor of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center. She is the author of, Messengers of the Right: Conservative Media and the Transformation of American Politics.
How accurate are the polls? Who will vote and who won’t? What election laws affect who votes? And what will ultimately determine the presidential race? Two political scientists join us to analyze. [ dur: 30mins. ]
- Jonathan Nagler is Professor of Politics at New York University. He is the Director of the Politics Data Center and a principal investigator at the NYU Social Media and Political Participation (SMaPP) Lab. He is the co-author of, Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States.
- Jan Leighley Is Professor of Political Science at American University. She is the co-author of, Who Votes Now? Demographics, Issues, Inequality and Turnout in the United States, Strength in Numbers? The Political Mobilization of Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Mass Media and Politics: A Social Science Perspective.
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This program is produced with generous contribution from Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.