Politics & Polls #242: Partisan Identity & Political Instability (Brendan Nyhan)

Jul 28 2021
By B. Rose Huber & Hope Perry '24
Topics Politics
Source Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

How are partisan identity and misinformation connected? Sam Wang is joined by Brendan Nyhan to discuss misinformation, partisan identity, and the stability of America's democratic norms.

Nyhan is a professor in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. He is a researcher on politics, polarization, and healthcare, with an emphasis on false beliefs. He’s also a contributor to the Upshot from The New York Times and the co-founder of Bright Line Watch, a group that monitors the health of American democracy.