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Julia Ticona Named 2022-23 Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow

As a CASBS fellow, she will work on a book project about labor platforms and domestic carework in the digital economy.

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“This is a Huge Wakeup Call”: Tech’s Role in Russia’s War on Ukraine

Media scholar Courtney Radsch says tech platforms should have been faster to address Russian government propaganda, misinformation, and censorship.

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Student Profile Video: Roopa Vasudevan

Get to know the work of Doctoral Candidate Roopa Vasudevan, who is simultaneously a scholar and a practicing artist.

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DMSI Meeting Develops Big Ideas into Real-World Social Impact

The inaugural cohort of Annenberg and SP2’s Executive Program in Digital Media for Social Impact reflects on how digital tools and platforms can help drive social change.

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Bridging Wikipedia’s Gender Gap, One Article at a Time

Wikipedia has a major gender inequity problem. In a new study, Annenberg researchers evaluate how feminist interventions are closing the gap, and how they could improve.

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Journalism is Outdated: Professor Barbie Zelizer Discusses a New ‘Manifesto’

In "The Journalism Manifesto," Professor Barbie Zelizer and her co-authors argue that journalism needs a major transformation in order to survive as an essential pillar of our democracy.

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Left to Our Own Devices: Coping with Insecure Work in a Digital Age

Julia Ticona's new book examines how gig workers use digital technologies like smartphones and laptops to navigate a precarious and flexible labor market, and how these technologies have transformed the way we work.

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A novel theory on how conspiracy theories take shape

In a new book, Dolores Albarracín, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, and colleagues show that two factors—the conservative media and societal fear and anxiety—have driven recent widespread conspiracies, from Pizzagate to those around COVID-19 vaccines.

Call for Submissions

Call for Applications: Post-doctoral Fellowships in Digital Narratives of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Center on Digital Culture and Society seeks two post-doctoral scholars whose research contributes to our understanding of digital storytelling about the pandemic. Submit by March 1, 2022.

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What Can Be Done to Prevent and Resist Image-based Abuse?

A virtual symposium held by Annenberg’s Center for Media at Risk and the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative brought together experts from around the world to share findings, ideas, and solidarity.