In The News: The Lincy Institute

The Scarlet & Gray Free Press
October 27, 2020

Brookings Mountain West has led multiple public policy research studies involving UNLV students. Student Mary Blankenship has had the opportunity to research at the institute. One study had her analyzing several millions of tweets to see how misinformation spreads through social media.

The Star
October 27, 2020

Canadian Twitter accounts are among the top spreaders of fake and misleading pro-Russian articles from “proxy” websites, according to a U.S. State Department report and experts, who say there’s even more disinformation beneath the surface.

Las Vegas Sun
October 26, 2020

The last time a casino in downtown Las Vegas was built from the ground up, Muhammad Ali was stepping into the boxing ring with Larry Holmes at Caesars Palace.

The Nevada Independent
October 26, 2020

If any single category of voter has come to define the chaotic race for 2020, it is the American suburbanite.

The Nevada Independent
October 26, 2020

If any single category of voter has come to define the chaotic race for 2020, it is the American suburbanite.

Christian Science Monitor
October 23, 2020

Almost every morning, half a dozen men meet for coffee at Max’s Deli, a diner that shares a wall with an auto supply shop, to talk politics. Some live “up the line” or “down the line” – a reference to the historic Scranton railway – but all have lived in the area their entire lives. And come Nov. 3, all are planning to vote for President Donald Trump.

Associated Press
October 22, 2020

If the 1,000-seat sports betting auditorium at the Circa Resort & Casino doesn’t get you, maybe the six rooftop swimming pools will.

USA Today
October 21, 2020

In 2016, nearly all major metropolitan areas voted for Hillary Clinton, including the counties that generate nearly two-thirds of the U.S. economy. In 2018, voters in the nation’s big blue metros returned Democrats to the majority in the House and drove the party’s senate pick-ups in Arizona and Nevada. They also secured gubernatorial victories in several other states. Suburbs in particular played an outsized role in the blue shift.

USA Today
October 21, 2020

In 2016, nearly all major metropolitan areas voted for Hillary Clinton, including the counties that generate nearly two-thirds of the U.S. economy. In 2018, voters in the nation’s big blue metros returned Democrats to the majority in the House and drove the party’s senate pick-ups in Arizona and Nevada. They also secured gubernatorial victories in several other states. Suburbs in particular played an outsized role in the blue shift.

Newswise
October 16, 2020

A U.S. map peppered with red and blue has become the unofficial logo of the presidential election in recent years. But it hasn’t always been that way, and, like much in politics, it’s a bit more complicated.

Newswise
October 16, 2020

A U.S. map peppered with red and blue has become the unofficial logo of the presidential election in recent years. But it hasn’t always been that way, and, like much in politics, it’s a bit more complicated.

Nevada Current
October 16, 2020

Unidentified hackers recently stole thousands of children’s private information from Clark County School District computers and we know little or nothing of how this happened. This theft of sensitive personal information raises questions as to the security vulnerabilities created by the five tech giants (Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft) and their hold over consumers’ data.