Last updated: January 17, 2017
It can be perilous in the digital age for journalists to offend the powerful, rich and litigious. Lawyer and Fortune staff writer Jeff John Roberts offers advice for journalists and journalism faculty.
Last updated: January 9, 2017
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Last updated: December 5, 2016
Conservatives who are familiar with politics and have little trust in institutions are more likely than liberals to endorse conspiracy theories, argues a recent study.
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.
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