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2013 study in Scientific Reports demonstrating that small amounts of geographical data from cell phones can be used to identify individuals.
2013 study in Psychological Science showing how forcing people to confront their own ignorance can moderate their political views.
May 2013 collection of interesting nine new studies/reports in the realms of social and news media, global technology and more.
May 2013 interview with Urs Gasser, executive director of Harvard’s Berkman Center on Internet & Society. Among the topics discussed are youth and privacy, bullying, online education, international social networking trends and the news media.
Findings from a variety of studies and reports, and a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, on the impact of tax havens on global financial market competition, as well as the dynamics of tax evasion.
2013 aggregation of documents and background perspectives on the emerging controversy over the Justice Department’s decision to review phone records of Associated Press reporters.
2013 study form the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City showing how job polarization is not merely the result of a decline in U.S. manufacturing, but rather is a structural issue across sectors.
Updated May 2013: A review of scholarship and resources related to campaign advertising and its effects.
Updated April 2013: A review of relevant studies and papers on U.S. income inequality, as presented through the Storify publishing platform.
April 2013 review of recent studies and reports that relate to news, social and civic media.
2013 interview with Ken Ward Jr., of The Charleston Gazette (W.Va.), one of the country’s leading voices on energy and environment issues.
2013 report from Brown University providing detailed analysis of subgroups with the U.S. Latino population, including differences in rates of population growth, levels of segregation and education levels.
2013 chat with digital media and politics scholar Deen Freelon, of American University. Topics include the Arab Spring, Big Data, journalism.
2013 research review of academic literature and practical tips for instilling good online information-seeking habits.
January 2013 review of recent studies and reports relating to news, social and civic media.
Collection of top research papers and chief findings on issue of gay marriage. Updated 2013.
2013 study from George Washington University noting that stereotypes against Muslims and Muslim-Americans persist and examining the nature of these general attitudes.
2013 review of media-related resources and terrorism-specific data and studies that may be useful for further coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks.
2013 paper from the New America Foundation reviewing existing scholarship on mobile phone use in the developing world and critically examining the potential downsides versus building more broadband infrastructure to support PCs.