Mobilizing to fight COVID-19

Cheryl Phillips’ Big Local News team have been collecting, processing and releasing data sets that journalists can use in their coverage of the pandemic.

Why Zoom Meetings Can Exhaust Us

In this WSJ article, Prof. Jeremy Bailenson discusses why many of us are getting mentally exhausted from videoconferencing—whether for a work meeting, an online dance class, or a virtual happy hour.

Rebele Symposium: Meet the Press

The 2020 Rebele Symposium – held the day after Super Tuesday – focuses on swing-state coverage of the presidential election and features reporters from Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Florida. Watch the video.

54th Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium

A Conversation about the New York Times 1619 Project. Featuring New York Times correspondent Nikole Hannah-Jones and writer Kiese Laymon. Moderated by JSK managing director Michael Bolden. Watch the video.

It’s not your phone, it’s you

Prof. Gabriella Harari finds that it’s personality that influences how people use their digital devices; technology is just a medium to channel our everyday behavior.

‘Screen Time’ Is Over

Prof. Byron Reeves and colleagues say the phrase can’t remotely capture our ever-shifting digital experience. Say hello to the “screenome.”

53rd Carlos Kelly McClatchy Symposium

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.

Silicon Valley tech culture has roots in Burning Man

Prof. Fred Turner has been studying the role of art and countercultural movements – including the communal, participatory lifestyle celebrated at the annual Burning Man festival – that have had far-reaching influence in the workplace of tech firms.

Rebele Symposium: The Journalism We Need

What kind of journalism do we need, and what are the ramifications of journalism not fulfilling this need? Eight scholars from six countries came together to discuss this question by addressing the intensifying connections between journalism, justice, and digital technologies.

Fear and Loathing in the Body Politic

Prof. Shanto Iyengar and Graduate School of Business Prof. Neil Malhotra discuss affective polarization. Interparty animus is clearly manifest in real-world behaviors — and the pervasiveness of these effects is astonishing.

Big little lies of mobile dating

Lying about availability is a common deception mobile app daters tell their potential partners, according to a new paper by Prof. Jeff Hancock and David Markowitz