September 21, 2022

New research shows US Republican politicians increasingly spread news on social media from untrustworthy sources

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2022-09-22 11:00:10

September 21, 2022

by University of Bristol

A study analyzing millions of tweets has revealed that Republican members of the U.S. Congress are increasingly circulating news from dubious sources, compared to their European counterparts.

The research, published in PNAS Nexus and led by the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Austria and the University of Bristol in the UK, showed Republican Congress members are sharing more links to websites classified as "untrustworthy."

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