Garrett on Social Media's Impact on Voting Behavior

September 6, 2019
Kelly Garrett

Professor and researcher Kelly Garrett was quoted and referenced in an InsideSources article about social media, fake news and voting behavior.

Garrett was cited for his March 2019 study, which found that fake news on social media did not significantly impact voter behavior in the U.S. 2012 and 2016 presidential elections.

"Survey research conducted immediately after the 2016 U.S. Presidential election estimated that the average American likely saw only a handful of verifiably false news stories during the campaign season, and that many who saw these messages were at least somewhat selective about which they believed," Garrett said.

Read the full article on InsideSources.