Our mission is to advance understanding of the role journalism and media play in democratic societies. Through research, teaching, and public engagement, we explore connections between public institutions, the press, and digital platforms with the aim of identifying the threats and opportunities to quality information, robust engagement, government accountability, and core democratic values.  



Media and Politics in the U.S. Presidential Election: A Virtual Roundtable

The Department of Communication is relaunching the Center for Communication and Civic Engagement…

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Public Opinion and Polls in the 2020 Presidential Election

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 || Noon (PDT) The event is organized by the…

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