Emma Johanningsmeier has been chosen as the 2017 Daniel Pearl Memorial Journalism Intern. Johanningsmeier is a junior double-majoring in Comparative Literature and Italian. She has studied in Italy and lived in Germany, and previously interned at the Omaha World-Herald in Omaha, Nebraska, her hometown.
Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties.Research by Fred Turner
Partisans now discriminate against their adversaries “to a degree that exceeds discrimination based on race.”Research by Shanto Iyengar
What it means to be "Left" and "Right" in China today.Research by Jennifer Pan
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
Do official government records yield more accurate assessments?Research by Jon Krosnick
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
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Use the psychological power of multiplayer games to solve serious problems.Research by Byron Reeves
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
Four Communication Department faculty (Janine Zacharia, Jay Hamilton, Ted Glasser and Phil Taubman) discuss press freedom, the emergence of fake news, journalism ethics, media economics and the overall challenges of reporting on the new administration. The event was held Feb 1. Watch the video.
The Goldsmith Book Prize is awarded to the academic and trade books that best fulfill the objective of improving democratic governance through an examination of the intersection between the media, politics and public policy.
Pan and colleagues analyzed tens of thousands of posts written by China’s official social-media trolls. Rather than debating critics directly, the Chinese government tries to derail conversation on social media it views as dangerous.
Rene Kizilcec’s paper on “Closing Global Achievement Gaps in MOOCs” has just been published in Science. Members of less-developed countries may suffer from the cognitive burden of wrestling with feeling unwelcome while trying to learn and, therefore, underperform.