Americans consume news media on a variety of platforms to stay informed on politics. Social media is one of the primary platforms of media engagement, and many Americans receive the majority of their news updates on social media.
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8/11/20: “It took a little bit to get her footing,” said Roger Salazar, a California Democratic strategist and former Clinton White House official, adding that the next few months will test how Harris learned from her stumbles on the campaign trail. “Good leaders focus on the issues that are in front of them … and […]
8/11/20: Democratic strategist Hilary McLean pointed to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez as a potential choice. As a Latina, Gonzalez would bring more diversity to the Senate floor, McLean said of the longtime labor advocate who has risen to prominence in California for her championing of the employee classification law AB 5.“She never backs down from a […]
College & COVID-19: Current and incoming students worry about the pandemic’s effect on their education
College students nationwide experienced academic disruption as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. A COVID-19 Student Survey was conducted by the California Student Aid Commission in partnership with the California Education Lab at the UC Davis School of Education.
As the nation struggles to combat the harsh impacts of coronavirus, many individuals and families are navigating unemployment and job loss, health concerns, financial worries, and many other areas of hardship. On this front, the Latino community is taking a significantly larger hit by comparison to other groups, a recent Pew Research Center report finds.
The ongoing public health crisis and spiking coronavirus rates in California have led to feelings of uncertainty for the majority of people living in the state.
As the country heads toward the 2020 election, there has been a massive push to rally young people, spark political engagement among the youth, and increase voter registration in their age group. In order to better understand how this demographic might perform in November, the University of California (U.C.) released a report on a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf […]
The coronavirus brought with it, among other things, a devastating recession that prompted widespread job loss across the United States. As Americans try to navigate a new normal in health, children’s education, and everyday tasks, they are also affected by the sharp downsizing of workforce economies. Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce recently released a report that […]
Support for Black Lives Matter increases. Nearly half of Americans believe Trump has worsened race relations.
As the public health crisis intensifies across the U.S., the country is forced to face another grim outcome of its inadequacies: systemic racism and police brutality against black Americans. The Black Lives Matter movement has focused on addressing these issues for years, and recently gained traction in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death, advocating […]
After three months of stay at home orders, restrictions, and round-the-clock news coverage of COVID-19, Americans report changes in their news viewership habits, understanding of coronavirus, and belief in conspiracy theories, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.