Research conducted by the Political Communication project will be published in Words that Matter: How the News and Social Media Shaped the 2016 Presidential Campaign in May 2020. Words that Matter assesses how the news media covered the extraordinary 2016 election and, more important, what information—true, false, or somewhere in between—actually helped voters make up their minds. For more information about the book, please visit https://www.brookings.edu/book/words-that-matter.