There’s a clear link between the accounts journalists follow on Twitter and the partisanship of their work, finds a new study from researchers at Northeastern University and the University at Buffalo.
“If it's not Gab, it's going to be another platform... the sentiment and the ideas fostered by these communities are not going to be fazed by technology.”
In this short Q&A, media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan talks about how Facebook has changed journalism and how reporters can do a better job covering Facebook and its influence.
Suggestions for journalists to consider in their coverage of de-platforming figures who spread misinformation.
Many of the most popular news stories about health research include overstated findings or substantial inaccuracies, suggests a new study.
Claire Wardle, a research fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, created a glossary so everyone has a shared vocabulary to discuss "fake news" and the spread of bad information online.
In an article that originally appeared in Harvard Business Review, we explain what scholars know to date about the reach and impact of bad online information and what works to prevent and stop it.
Tammy Patrick, once a federal compliance officer for the Maricopa County Elections Department in Arizona, offers eight tips to help journalists improve their coverage of U.S. elections.
The crowd has wisdom, sure, but it also has capital. Now academics are turning to crowdfunding to finance their research.
We spotlight some of the most interesting academic studies published in early 2018, which delve into topics such as fake news, audience analytics, populism, virtual reality and fact-checking.