We spotlight seven research studies published in 2019 that examine fake news from multiple angles, including what makes fact-checking most effective.
Joel Abrams, an expert in online content strategy who manages media outreach for The Conversation US, offers nine quick tips for getting people to share or republish your articles, videos and other content online.
In New York City, travel time and cost more strongly predict social media connectedness than geographical distance, according to a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Computers in Human Behavior offers insights into how Russia's elections-interference operation played out on Twitter.
Eric Rimm reflects on his viral comments about French fries, offering pointers for how to cover research that’s getting a lot of media attention.
“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.”
We spotlight six of the most interesting studies of the second quarter of 2018. They examine topics such as native videos, Twitter echo chambers and anecdotes in data journalism.
Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
A new online course from First Draft -- our partner across the hall at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center -- helps journalists use free tools to track down, source and verify information they find online.
A new paper offers journalists research-based guidance on how to cover populist movements and leaders. It also offers insights into the communication strategies of populist leaders.