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Wendy J. Schiller

How much of your news feed is propaganda (comments by Wendy Schiller)

May 14, 2018 The Week

Faculty Fellow Wendy Schiller said social media filters often give us a false sense of control over data breaches and propaganda. But, she said, the ability to hand-pick our sources actually causes us to stop screening for accuracy and balance, making us more vulnerable. 


The Contemporary Congress

January 4, 2018

In her new book co-written with Burdett A. Loomis, political scientist Wendy Schiller deconstructs the U.S. Congress in an era of heightened partisanship and increased polarization. 


Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy (comments by Wendy Schiller)

June 27, 2017 The Providence Journal (AP)

Wendy Schiller, professor of political science, commented on the Democrats' strategy for turning congressional districts over to their candidates and surrogates. ". . .the big obstacle for them [Democrats] is that the bill’s provisions do not take effect until well after 2018, and not entirely until 2025."