Hamilton’s Democracy’s Detectives: The Economics of Investigative Journalism is the winner for the best book on journalism and mass communication based on original research published in 2016.
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Web journalism seems to be the perfect example of a truly globalized media field, but exchanges are still deeply asymmetrical and centered around U.S.-based news organizations.Research by Angèle Christin
Partisans now discriminate against their adversaries “to a degree that exceeds discrimination based on race.”Research by Shanto Iyengar
Patients that text during surgery need fewer narcotics to get through their operation than people playing angry birds.Research by Jeff Hancock
Events experienced in virtual reality show hippocampal activity during recall similar to what would be predicted for real experiences.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Do official government records yield more accurate assessments?Research by Jon Krosnick
Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties.Research by Fred Turner
What it means to be "Left" and "Right" in China today.Research by Jennifer Pan
The divide between press freedom and press accountability is of a piece with the broader divide between media law and media ethics.Research by Theodore L. Glasser
René Kizilcec, doctoral candidate in communication, is lead author of a study showing that a simple writing activity increased online course completion rates for those from individualistic, but not collectivist, cultures.
James Fishkin’s Deliberative Polling® technique has been used all over the world, but not until recently in sub-Saharan Africa.