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Wisconsin is Scheduled to Vote Today. How will the pandemic affect turnout?

April 7, 2020 Leave a comment
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One Year Later, Who Do Trump Voters Trust?

November 27, 2017 Leave a comment

This post was published in Mischiefs of Faction on Vox.


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The 2016 Election: Now What? La Follette Panel Broadcast on Wisconsin Eye

November 16, 2016 Leave a comment

I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion about the 2016 elections with my colleague and co-author Kathy Cramer, the Washington Post‘s Dave Weigel and WMTJ talk show host Charlie Sykes. The event was moderated by my colleague and Elections Research Center Founding Director Barry Burden. While Barry’s mic was a bit distorted in the beginning, the others worked pretty well. The event was recorded and uploaded to Wisconsin Eye here.

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How the Global Fact-Checking Movement is Changing How We Train Journalists (featured on MediaShift)

October 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Co-authored with Lucas Graves.

A few hours before the second 2016 presidential debate, the Washington Post’s fact-checker Glenn Kessler published a guide to allegations of sexual misconduct that he thought Donald Trump might make against Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton. The guide covered confirmed consensual affairs and alleged unwanted sexual encounters women had with Bill Clinton. Kessler also examined claims about the ways Hillary Clinton responded to some of the allegations against her husband.

Keep reading.

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Deciding What’s True: A WORT Conversation with Lucas Graves

August 10, 2016 Leave a comment

Super fun to talk with my friend and colleague Lucas Graves about his fabulous new book Deciding What’s True: The Rise of Political Fact-Checking in American Journalism. We spoke on “A Public Affair,” where I was guest-hosting for WORT. Listen here.

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A Conversation about Wisconsin Election Laws and Hot Races with Barry Burden

July 14, 2016 Leave a comment

It was a pleasure to talk with my friend and colleague, Barry Burden, the Founding Director of the Elections Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As part of my summer guest hosting gig at 89.9 WORT’s “A Public Affair,” we talked about his excellent work on voter ID laws, poll workers, electoral reforms, and voting behavior and how that work relates to major changes in Wisconsin election laws. We also talked about the election season and took a few calls.

Listen here.

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A Conversation About Why Attempts to Kill the Party System Fail with Seth Masket (WORT)

I had a great time talking with Seth Masket of the University of Denver, Vox’s Mischiefs of Faction, and Pacific Standard about his wonderful new book.

Listen here:

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