Research Citations

Data compiled by Ad Fontes Media is often cited in academic publications. Following is a sample of this research.


Ic-Bait: An Inferential Commonsense-Driven Model for Predicting Political Polarity in News Headlines

SSRN (Social Science Research Network), May 19, 2022

By Swati Swati and Marko Grobelnik


The Increasing Frequency of Terms Denoting Political Extremism in U.S. and U.K. News Media

Social Sciences 2022, 11(4), April 6, 2022

By David Rozado and Eric Kaufmann


Sustainable Hate: How Gab Built a Durable ‘Platform for the People”

Canadian Journal of Communication, 47(1), February 2022

By Luke Munn, Western Sydney University


Algorithmic amplification of politics on Twitter

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 119 No. 1, Dec. 21, 2021

By Ferenc Huszar, Sofia Ira Ktena, Conor O’Brien, Luca Belli, Andrew Schlaikjer, and Moritz Hardt


Using Open-source Data to Better Understand and Respond to American School Shootings: Introducing and Exploring the American School Shooting Study (TASSS)

Journal of School Violence, 21:2, Dec. 1, 2021

By Joshua D. Freilich, Steven M. Chermak, Nadine M. Connell, Brent R. Klein & Emily A, Greene-Colozzi


Teaching Critical Media Analysis of Controversial Science, Agricultural, and Environmental News: An Exploratory Case Study

NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Journal, Volume 65, November 2020 – December 2021

By M. Hovey and L.J. Pfeiffer
Purdue University


Political and personal reactions to COVID-19 during initial weeks of social distancing in the United States

PLOS (Public Library of Science) One 15(9), Sept. 24, 2020

By Sarah R. Christensen, Emily B. Pilling, J.B Eyring, Grace Dickerson, Chantel D. Sloan, Brianna M. Magnusson
Department of Public Health, College of Life Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah