Media and Politics


October 28, 2016

Richard Wike presented some key findings from recent Pew Research Center surveys during a public lecture that was organized by the School of Public Policy and its Center for Media, Data and Society on October 26.

He began his presentation by focusing on the U.S. presidential elections, noting that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have very high negative ratings. The primary reason voters give for supporting Donald Trump is that “he is not Clinton.” The top reason that her supporters give for why they will vote for Hillary Clinton is that “she is not Trump.” 

September 15, 2014

CMCS Director Phil Howard wrote about EU strategy for encouraging reform of Hungary's media laws in the New York Times.

May 28, 2014
A delicate balance must be achieved between freedom of the media and state and private security according to the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović.
March 6, 2014

Governments must give citizens the opportunity to make informed decisions on how much privacy they are willing to give up for the sake of security.