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How Do British South Asian Social Media Influencers Navigate the Intersection of Race, Religion, Ethnicity and Gender Online?

In this Q&A, Prof. Aswin Punathambekar discusses his new paper on life online for three social media influencers, including The Great British Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain.

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From Myspace to GeoCities: Communication Scholars Investigate the Dead Platforms That Have Shaped Digital Culture

Annenberg researchers Muira McCammon and Jessa Lingel collected research on dead-and-dying digital platforms for a recent issue of Internet Histories

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Public Knowledge of Monkeypox Increases But Over 1 in 4 Unlikely to Get Vaccinated if Exposed

The public’s knowledge about monkeypox has increased rapidly in recent weeks though misconceptions and uncertainty persist.

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Americans’ Civics Knowledge Drops on First Amendment and Branches of Government

After two years of considerable improvement, Americans’ knowledge of some basic facts about their government has fallen.

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Intervention Video from the Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab Wins Stanford University’s Strengthening Democracy Challenge

The video reduced anti-democratic attitudes, support for partisan violence, and partisan animosity among 32,000 Americans.

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What Makes Us Share Posts on Social Media?

A new study reveals that we share the social media posts that we think are the most relevant to ourselves or to our friends and family.

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Child Care Gig Workers Are Getting Scammed. Why Aren’t the Platforms Where Scammers Lurk Doing More About It?

Professor Julia Ticona spoke to domestic gig workers about the scams they face on the platforms where they find work and how they help one another avoid them.

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Which Teens Are More Likely to Vape? Research Shows Surprising Patterns Across Race and Sexuality Groups

A new study aims to examine differences in current e-cigarette use prevalence among US youth at the intersections of sexual orientation with race and ethnicity.

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Despite Awareness of COVID-19 Risks, Many Americans Say They’re Back to ‘Normal’

Many Americans know the potential health risks from infection with COVID-19, but growing numbers say they have returned to living their “normal” pre-pandemic lives.

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MIC Receives $1 Million Grant To Continue Research on Philadelphia News Media

The “Shift the Narrative Coalition” will focus on changing news narratives around policing, trauma, safety, and crime in Philadelphia.