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Kraidy Receives Carnegie Fellowship to Study the Spectacle of the Islamic State

Kraidy will study how the Islamic State uses graphic violence in media to maximize fear and horror worldwide.

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When Social Movements Reach Their Tipping Point, and Why Scientific Collaboration is Important

Collective effervescence shows how the actions of a few activists online can bubble up, spread, and shape history.

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How are Adolescents Affected by What They Watch on TV?

The study explores how sex, drugs, and violence on TV impact teenagers and their choices.

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Doctoral Candidate Eleanor Marchant Pursues Dissertation Fieldwork in Kenya

Marchant's research focuses on narratives around technology and innovation in Kenya, and who controls and shapes them.

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Privacy in the Era of Big Data: Q&A with Joseph Turow

Turow discusses the state of privacy in the digital marketplace and what lies ahead.