National & Global Affairs


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The Rise of Political Misinformation and How We Can Combat Its Influence

At a recent panel hosted by SPS' Strategic Communication and Political Analytics graduate programs, a key question was considered: What is the difference between misinformation and disinformation?

Recent News

Three goals for the Biden administration as it seeks to put science-based responses at the center of its policy initiatives.  

As climate change wreaks havoc on our planet, the federal government will need to grapple with perpetually increasing disasters.

Free speech has been under attack during the Trump administration.

Research from Columbia University maps post-pandemic relief efforts for the news media and shines a light on a proposal from Australia.

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