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Media - 22.03.2019
Official comment on recent media coverage
ETH Zurich provides an official comment on articles published recently in the online magazine Republik.

Media - 29.01.2019
Watergate, the scandal that predates Trump and Russia, on exhibit at IGS Library
Watergate, the scandal that predates Trump and Russia, on exhibit at IGS Library
For those of a certain age, Nixon and Watergate were and are linked together every bit as menacingly as Trump and Russia are today.

Media - Innovation - 11.01.2019
Subscriptions, subsidies and pressure on platforms: media trends in 2019
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 - 18.12.2018

Media - 27.11.2018
Digital Democracy Project to examine online disinformation
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

Media - History / Archeology - 13.11.2018
Historical parallels between the press and the president
Stanford communication scholar James Hamilton looks at how presidents - past and present - have navigated relationships with the White House press corps.

Media - 01.11.2018
Junk news dominating coverage of US midterms on social media
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 - 30.10.2018
What do Canadians want from their news?
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.

Media - 17.10.2018
Support for authoritarian leaders in Australia on the rise
Support for authoritarian leaders in Australia on the rise
Australians are increasingly attracted to the idea of having a strong leader who does not have to bother with parliament and elections, as trust in political parties and national institutions continues to drop, according to the new Australian Values Study.

Health - Media - 15.10.2018
Dr Google is no panacea when it comes to patient empowerment
We willen graag cookies gebruiken We maken gebruik van cookies op onze website. Deze helpen ons om u iets beter te leren kennen en te zien hoe u onze website gebruikt. Dit helpt ons een waardevollere en op maat gemaakte ervaring te bieden voor u en anderen. VUB thesis exposes power dynamic in doctor-patient relations Maandag 15 oktober 2018 — The internet as a source of information about health is no panacea for creating patient empowerment.

Media - Career - 15.10.2018
Helping journalists use data for investigative reporting
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.

Art and Design - Media - 29.08.2018
Stanford musicologist reflects on "multimusical" Aretha Franklin
As family, friends and fans pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin, whose funeral is Aug. 31, Stanford musicologist Charles Kronengold discusses with  Stanford Report  the ways that Franklin defined her time.

Media - 31.07.2018
Is Cardiff a creative world leader?
Cardiff is a key driver for the creative industries in Wales but how does it compete with creative hubs across the UK and make an impact on the wider world?

Health - Media - 30.07.2018
Supreme Court judgement "will benefit thousands of patients and families"
Doctors and families of patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state no longer need to go to court to be allowed to remove life support - where a robust decision-making procedure has been fo

Innovation - Media - 25.07.2018
C4CJ secures Google hyperlocal funding
Cardiff University's Centre for Community Journalism (C4CJ) has secured ¤250,000 (approx. £223,000) of funding from the Google Digital News Innovation Fund to create new revenue streams for the community and hyperlocal news sector.

History / Archeology - Media - 23.07.2018
City inspiration for Eisteddfod
There's a local flavour to Cardiff University's activities at the 2018 National Eisteddfod as the capital city hosts the country's largest cultural festival.

Media - 20.07.2018
Social media manipulation rising globally, new report warns
A new report from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at Oxford University has found that despite efforts to combat computational propaganda, the problem is growing at a large scale. The manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms has emerged as a critical threat to public life. Around the world, government agencies and political parties are exploiting social media platforms to spread junk news and disinformation, exercise censorship and control, and undermine trust in media, public institutions and science.

Media - 20.07.2018
Three Oxford researchers honoured by Royal Society
The manipulation of public opinion over social media platforms has emerged as a critical threat to public life.

Social Sciences - Media - 20.07.2018
How Teachers Can Help Kids Who Have Seen Family Separation
In a few weeks, most children will be headed back to school. Meanwhile, images of mothers and fathers seeking refuge and being separated from their children upon trying to enter the country along the U.S/México border have been circulating everywhere.

Social Sciences - Media - 18.07.2018
"It’s not the wars that take me back to those places, it’s the people and their culture"
'It's not the wars that take me back to those places, it's the people and their culture' Lyse Marie Doucet OBE, the BBC's Chief International Correspondent, will become an honorary Doctor of the University at summer graduation.

Media - 13.07.2018

Career - Media - 11.07.2018
How one question led to new Stanford archive
A new archive at the Stanford University Libraries chronicles the work of successful multiracial designer and diversity advocate Cheryl D. Miller.

Media - Career - 28.06.2018
Media freedom a priority
Journalism freedom fighter Professor Peter Greste is spearheading a unique research collaboration to protect media independence, the role of the media in democracy, and the safety of journalists.

Media - Politics - 13.06.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 06.06.2018
Liftoff - Alexander Gerst returns to space
Liftoff - Alexander Gerst returns to space
Today at 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST) ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst was launched into space alongside NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor and Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev in the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

Media - 25.05.2018
Berkeley prof gets first-hand taste of fake news
Berkeley prof gets first-hand taste of fake news
Yuriy Gorodnichenko wants you to know that he appreciates the irony of his paper on how political information spreads across Twitter becoming a victim of..

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 25.05.2018

Media - 11.05.2018
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers shun homework for social media and video games
Teenagers are far more likely to spend their time on social media and gaming after school than they are to be doing homework, according to a new UCL-led study.

Media - 24.04.2018