Category: Social Media
This collection of academic research focuses on gender in journalism -- women who work in journalism and how girls and women are portrayed by the news media.
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.
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.
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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.
PLoS ONE study indicates that people who consume more information on mobile phones have less trust in neighbors, strangers and people of other religions.
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.