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.
This study, published in
Journalism in 2017, examines how journalism branding efforts affect the personal identities of reporters, editors and columnists.
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.
The strength of a university's Facebook community may play a role in building brand loyalty among students.
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
2016 tip sheet explaining several online tools that journalists can use to analyze Web traffic and social media patterns, including patterns related to popular search terms, hashtags and URLs.
2016 talk by Nicco Mele, a digital strategist who is the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, about the future and feasibility of various news business models.
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.
2015 year-end compilation of the best research in digital news and social media according to a range of scholars, digital gurus and journalists. Item first was published at Nieman Lab.
2015 study from the University of Hawaii that looks at how young adults who are known as "millennials" use social media to inform their political opinions.