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Use of Conservative and Social Media Linked with COVID-19 Misinformation

People who rely on mainstream TV and print news are better informed.


CDCS Digital Launch Embodies the Ascendant Influence of Digital Culture

The event highlighted new ways of thinking about digital technology and society.

Research Debunks Coronavirus Myths

The work to combat misinformation about the virus has been cited in many media outlets.


What is Your Risk from Smoking? Your Network Knows!

A new study found that people more accurately assess smoking’s risks when they discuss their ideas with others.

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Cyberwar Wins NCA’s 2019 Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award

This is the second time Jamieson has received the Hart Award.

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Call for Submissions: Social Media, Algorithms, News, and Public Engagements in the Asia-Pacific and Beyond

Submissions should examine social media and algorithms in connection to the changing practices in news production and circulation.


Brevity is the Soul of Twitter: 280-Character Limit Makes Twitter More Civil

Professor Yphtach Lelkes analyzed tweets from before and after Twitter implemented the increased character limit.

Kim Studies Health Misinformation on Social Media

Kim’s research is supported by a $10,000 grant from the Waterhouse Family Institute at Villanova University.


New Center to Focus on Digital Culture and Society

Led by Professor Guobin Yang, the new center will consider the merger of the digital and the physical.

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Stories of Digital Radicals: Call for Submissions

Submissions should illustrate a vision for a radical approach to digital technologies.