Health news from NPR. Prof. Jeff Hancock’s research suggests we can pick up on — and mirror — the emotions we encounter in our social media feeds.
An empirical evaluation of college students’ interest in self-tracking revealed several motivations that were related to individual characteristics and preferred tracking tools.Research by Gabriella Harari
Surveillance-based for-profit media such as Facebook are creating new relationships between the arts, the corporation, and their respective publics.Research by Fred Turner
How the Chinese Government Fabricates Social Media Posts for Strategic Distraction, Not Engaged ArgumentResearch by Jennifer Pan
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
Deliberative Polling® in Ghana and Uganda encourages African citizens to deliberate on issues that challenge life in vulnerable communities.Research by James Fishkin
Although most people think legislators should listen to the public in making decisions, few think they do so.Research by Jon Krosnick
There are important differences in the uses and meanings assigned to audience metrics in the United States and France.Research by Angèle Christin
An in-depth look at virtual reality and how it can be harnessed to improve our everyday lives.Research by Jeremy Bailenson
Computational journalism promises to lower the cost of investigative journalism and increase demand among readers.Research by James Hamilton
Building strength of partisan antipathy — “negative partisanship” — has radically altered politics. Anger has become the primary tool for motivating voters.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
The “Green New Deal” being pushed by House Democrats is quickly becoming a litmus test for 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates. Prof. Jon Krosnick discusses the issue.
Hamilton looks at how presidents – past and present – have navigated relationships with the White House press corps.
A conversation with Bob Woodward. Woodward discusses his reporting from Nixon to Trump and the challenges confronting the press, the presidency, and American democracy. Watch the video.