Study examines media coverage of protests worldwide

As anti-racism solidarity protests continue around the world, new research suggests mainstream media have a tendency to focus on the violence and spectacle of a protest rather than the substance. That mentality and approach ...

Leaderless protest is a strength and weakness, scholar warns

As spontaneous and loosely organized demonstrations against the death of George Floyd continue to erupt across the world, Stanford historian and civil rights scholar Clayborn Carson has a message to activists: There needs ...

Americans' trust in institutions to handle COVID-19 is fading

According to the latest results from an ongoing survey of Americans' opinions about the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans' trust is fraying in their institutions' ability to respond—especially with regard to the police, in whom ...