“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.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.
Talk of fake news dominated the 2016 presidential election cycle. New research examines how people fall for such disinformation.
Widespread Facebook use may lower corruption, a new study suggests, especially in countries with poor press-freedom records.
The strength of a university's Facebook community may play a role in building brand loyalty among students.
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.