In the News: Modeling the Power of Polarization

The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences cites a study by quantitative social scientists Antonio Sirianni and Feng Fu showing aggressive political messaging via advertising and social media doesn't change minds, but instead alienates moderates and radicalizes supporters.

News Feature: Modeling the power of polarization

M. Mitchell Waldrop

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