Last updated: November 29, 2016
Conservatives are more likely than liberals to endorse conspiracy theories. Many are highly knowledgeable about politics and have little trust in institutions, a new study finds.
Last updated: November 5, 2016
This PLoS ONE study indicates that people who consume more information on mobile phones have less trust in neighbors, strangers and people of other religions.
Last updated: September 29, 2016
2016 study in Computers in Human Behavior suggests that regardless of whether they read news posts, people feel informed when they glance at a busy Facebook feed.
Last updated: June 23, 2016
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
Last updated: May 10, 2016
2016 roundup of research focusing on the role of party nominating conventions in the presidential election cycle.
Last updated: April 13, 2016
2015 study published in Media Psychology that examines media multitasking and the conditions under which people are likely to use more than one media platform at a time.
Last updated: February 3, 2016
Semester-long course that offers aspiring journalists a strong foundation in ethical decision-making, with a focus on the challenges created by digital technology, social media and evolving newsgathering practices.
Last updated: January 22, 2016
2015 study from scholars at The University of Utah and Temple University that examines how journalism branding efforts affect the personal identities of journalists.
Last updated: December 18, 2015
Highlights of the fall 2015 event series at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, including Peter Hamby of Snapchat and Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times Magazine.
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