Media sciences / Political sciences

Media - Mar 5
Research into the use of Russian-linked social media accounts following the 2017 UK terrorist attacks has led to calls for greater regulation of technology companies. In their report on Disinformation and ‘fake news' , the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee described how work by the Crime and Security Research Institute was among “strong evidence” which, “detailed ways in which the Kremlin attempted to influence attitudes in UK politics”.
Media - Innovation - Jan 11

Subscription and membership models will become the key revenue focus for the news industry this year, according to a new report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.

Media - Nov 1, 2018

Twenty-five per cent of content shared around US midterms is junk news, despite efforts by social media platforms to curb the problem. Social media is now a vital platform for news consumption in the United States, particularly during important moments in political life such as elections, according to new Oxford University research.

Media - Innovation - Oct 25, 2018

People who frequently engage with multiple types of media at once performed worse on simple memory tasks, according to the last decade of research. However, it's still too soon to determine cause and effect, says psychology Professor Anthony Wagner.

Health - Media - Oct 15, 2018

VUB thesis exposes power dynamic in doctor-patient relations. The internet as a source of information about health is no panacea for creating patient empowerment. That's the conclusion reached by Edgard Eeckman in the doctoral thesis he defended at VUB's Communication Science faculty.

Media - Nov 27, 2018

Source: Max Bell School of Public Policy Public Policy Forum President & CEO Edward Greenspon and recently appointed Max Bell School of Public Policy professor Taylor Owen announced the launch of a multi-year project to analyze and respond to the increasing amounts of disinformation and hate in the digital public sphere.

Media - Oct 30, 2018

The Max Bell School of Public Policy commissioned a study examining whether or not there are significant differences in what facts Canadians believe, what media types they consume, and how much Canadians trust traditional media sources, compared to new ones.

Health - Media - Oct 15, 2018

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Media - Career - Oct 15, 2018

A team of Stanford University scholars are launching a data-driven initiative to help journalists find stories at a lower cost, to support local newsrooms explore public interest issues and fight against misinformation.

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