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.
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
2016 roundup of research focusing on the role of party nominating conventions in the presidential election cycle.
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.
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.
2015 study from scholars at The University of Utah and Temple University that examines how journalism branding efforts affect the personal identities of journalists.
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.
2015 study in the Journal of Adolescent Research that analyzes online comment threads from adolescents to better understand how they advise one another about online bullying.
2015 year-end compilation of the best research in digital news and social media according to a range of scholars, digital gurus and journalists. Item first was published at Nieman Lab.
2015 study from the University of Hawaii that looks at how young adults who are known as “millennials” use social media to inform their political opinions.