Tara Francis Chan

Tara Francis Chan

Senior Editor

Tara previously worked as a senior editor at Newsweek, where she led coverage of politics and social issues. Prior to that, she was the launch editor of Business Insider’s Asia desk and was the editor of a leading Australian print magazine. Her work has been cited in congressional hearings and rebuffed by Chinese state media. Tara studied science communication and has worked on projects in London, Moscow, Sydney, Edinburgh, and Abu Dhabi. She graduated from the University of New South Wales where she was a William McIlrath Rural Scholar.


Articles by Tara Francis Chan

The Count #18: Trump Gives Away Plan to Steal Election

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #17: Will Pennsylvania Decide the Election?

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #16: Will The Youth Vote Sink Trump?

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #15: Kavanaugh Invites Trump To Steal The Election

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #14: How To Make Sure Your Ballot Counts

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #13: Can We Trust Presidential Polls This Year?

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #12: Trump Supporters’ Bad Faith Attack On Mail-In Voting

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #11: The Gaslighting of The American Voter

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #10: How Trump Could Exploit Election Night Coverage

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #9: Are We Headed For Election Deja Vu?

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #8: Mobilizing Against Trump’s Assault On Democracy

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #7: Resisting Trump’s Play For Absolute Power

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #6: How We Can Stop Trump From Stealing The Election

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #5: Would SCOTUS Let Trump Steal The Election?

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #4: Republicans Enabling Trump’s Election Theft

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #3: White Extremist Groups Pledge To “Poll Watch” For Trump

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens if the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, if President Donald Trump then makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count: Trump’s Plot To Steal The Election

The Count is a daily newsletter and live show from The Appeal and NowThis, focused on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race is too close to call on election night, President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results, and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.

The Count #1

Launched alongside our new daily show The Count, we’re focusing on what happens in the scenario that the 2020 presidential race will be too close to call on election night, that President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to not accept the election results—and what we can do in the 77 days between election day and the inauguration to uphold our democracy.