Mary Blankenship In The News

Agence France Presse
August 8, 2022
Campaigners for the frontrunners, Deputy President William Ruto and veteran politician Raila Odinga, are circulating dozens of posts claiming that their opponent is engaged in "vote rigging plots", said Benedict Manzin, a sub-Saharan Africa analyst at UK-based intelligence firm Sibylline.
Yahoo!
August 6, 2022
The campaign for Kenya's presidential election has officially closed but the relentless -- and dangerous -- flow of disinformation continues online, as keyboard warriors battle to discredit rivals by sharing fake rigging claims, experts say.
Forbes
July 31, 2022
The term “fake news” has now become meaningless. Just ask Mary Blankenship, a policy researcher at UNLV and a native of Ukraine.
Pahrump Valley Times
July 19, 2022
Researchers at UNLV found that left- and right-leaning political parties taking to Twitter after mass shootings are starting to find middle ground, calling for gun control and mental health services.
Las Vegas Review-Journal En Español
July 18, 2022
UNLV researchers found that political parties on the left and right that flock to Twitter after mass shootings are beginning to find a middle ground, calling out gun control and mental health services.
Newsy
July 18, 2022
If you look the Las Vegas shooting in 2017, the majority of responses were "Vegas Strong", "Thoughts and Prayers", "We're With you". Now that is largely disappeared and replaced by a lot of anger. A lot of fear and calls for a legislative actions mostly on the right-leaning gun control side. But you do we see that also on the frightening sight as well.
City Cast Las Vegas
July 18, 2022
Mary Blankenship is a researcher at Brookings Mountain West at UNLV who studies internet misinformation — and her most recent study suggests that sentiments on gun reform across the political aisle are converging.
Las Vegas Review Journal
July 18, 2022
Researchers at UNLV found that left-and right-leaning political parties taking to Twitter after mass shootings are starting to find middle ground, calling for gun control and mental health services.