November 12, 2019
Law-and-order or conspiracy? How political parties frame the impeachment battle will help decide Trump’s fate
Democrats and Republicans are speaking about impeachment with dramatically different language. The winner of this frame war will succeed in shaping how Americans understand the impeachment inquiry.
September 13, 2019
Americans want government to serve them, but don't have confidence that it actually can.
June 28, 2019
The problems facing America are unrestrained capitalism and corruption, said the Democratic presidential candidates over two nights of debates. Or was that really Teddy Roosevelt speaking?
June 20, 2019
In a recent panel discussion, associate professor Jennifer Mercieca and other scholars discussed the effects of Americans receiving hundreds of propagandistic messages every day.
March 19, 2019
Michael Cohen wants you to know that throwing your kid a ball doesn't make you a Red Sox pitcher. So he told lies, he says, but that doesn't make him a liar. A rhetoric scholar dissects his argument.
September 20, 2018
This year, Jennifer Mercieca of the Department of Communication has been invited to participate in two events at 'TribFest' on Saturday, September 29, 2018.