Why Search Engines Are Capable Of Deciding Elections

Sarah Palin might think that the news media are the kingmaker in American politics, but new research suggests that a different entity might be what is responsible for drastically influencing election results: search engine companies. A study published by Robert Epstein and Ronald E. Robertson under the auspices of the American Institute for Behavioral Research and…


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