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Computer Science - Media - 18.05.2017
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Family TV viewing and SMS texting could help cut internet energy use
Scrapping automatically-playing videos in apps and reversing trends of instant messaging and on-demand services could be key to cutting the growing energy demand of the Internet. Researchers looking more closely than ever before into everyday mobile device habits - and in particular the impact smartphone and tablet apps have on data demand - are suggesting ways that society can cut back on its digital energy consumption.

Media - Psychology - 11.05.2017
TV accentuates traditional women’s roles at expense of their needs
ANN ARBOR?College women who frequently watch television or who believe that the content is real, tend to endorse the gender roles that are portrayed often on TV, says a University of Michigan researcher. Media portrayals teach women to be passive participants in their relationships and prioritize the desires of others-particularly men?instead of prioritizing their own desires, says Rita Seabrook, a U-M doctoral student in psychology and women's studies.

Media - Administration - 10.05.2017
For Levi Bridges, life on a farm led to Russia, Mexico - and journalism
For Levi Bridges, life on a farm led to Russia, Mexico - and journalism
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Media - 05.05.2017
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert
General election result could be victim of extreme spin by politicians, warns media expert Following many accusations of spin this week from different political parties, media expert and Professor of

Media - Environment - 05.05.2017
Federal Budget 2017: UQ experts available for media
University of Queensland experts are available to comment on issues around the budget. Journalists can contact the following experts below or search by topic or name at UQ Experts.

Media - Social Sciences - 04.05.2017
Brown Institute announces ‘Magic Grants’ to transform world of media
The Brown Institute, a collaboration between Stanford's School of Engineering and Columbia's School of Journalism, announces 'Magic Grants' to transform the world of media The Brown Institute for Med

Media - Life Sciences - 04.05.2017
Talking Science
A cademics across the nation, many of whom were previously reluctant to become public advocates for research, voiced their collective support for science at the March for Science on Earth Day and the People's Climate March last weekend. Now, many are asking, what's next' How can they continue to advocate for and communicate the relevance of their work to the public, political representatives and the news media? This month, UC San Diego's Divisions of Biological and Physical Sciences will launch a Research Communications program designed to address that need.

Media - 03.05.2017
Effective literature research and use of online media
Effective literature research and use of online media
As of the summer semester 2017, the University Library offers new courses. The focus is on electronic media and on strategies for literature research.

Media - 01.05.2017
U-M names Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows
ANN ARBOR'The University of Michigan's Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellows for the 2017-18 academic year'its 44th class of fellows-includes 12 American and seven international journalists.

Astronomy / Space Science - Media - 21.04.2017
QMUL academic makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People list
QMUL academic makes TIME’s 100 Most Influential People list
An academic from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has been named as one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people in the world.  Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé from QMUL's School of Physics and Astronomy was featured on the list's 'pioneers' section, for leading a study that discovered an Earth-size planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbouring star.

Media - 20.04.2017

Media - 20.04.2017

Media - Health - 20.04.2017
More prime-time ads could kick drunken driving to the curb
Drunken driving has taken a back seat in recent years to other public health concerns, such as texting while behind the wheel and other kinds of impaired driving, according to Cornell researchers.

Religions - Media - 11.04.2017
Islamophobia is Racism: Syllabus to initiate discussion, learning
FACULTY Q&A Evelyn Alsultany In response to anti-Muslim racism, a group of interdisciplinary scholars across the country have come together to create the #IslamophobiaIsRacism syllabus to provide resources for teaching and learning.

Media - 10.04.2017
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around 'fake news'
New research collaboration to enrich public debate around ’fake news’
A new guide to 'fake news' has been launched by the Public Data Lab , an interdisciplinary network co-founded by Institute for Policy Research Prize Fellow, Dr Jonathan Gray.

Event - Media - 06.04.2017
Hyperlocals get new online community
Communities and local journalist are benefiting from the launch of an exciting new platform to share information, tips and ideas.

Media - Administration - 06.04.2017
Do state's voters trust the news' Depends on party, support for Trump
Do state‘s voters trust the news’ Depends on party, support for Trump
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Media - Administration - 06.04.2017
California voters' news coverage trust connected to what party they belong to
California voters’ news coverage trust connected to what party they belong to
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Media - 05.04.2017
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK
Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK In the face of an increasing challenging global media landscape, we need media literate graduates more than ever to understand the world we live in.

Computer Science - Media - 29.03.2017
A faster single-pixel camera
A faster single-pixel camera
Compressed sensing is an exciting new computational technique for extracting large amounts of information from a signal.

Media - Career - 27.03.2017
Imogen Crump appointed Editor of Pursuit
Imogen Crump has been appointed Editor of Pursuit , the University of Melbourne's multi-media news website.

Media - 21.03.2017
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they're thrown in at the deep end
Opinion: Aid workers get a bad rap - but too often they’re thrown in at the deep end
The media are quick to criticise humanitarian organisations as inefficient and expensive, writes Corinna Frey (Cambridge Judge Business School), in The Conversation, but we should remember the extremely challenging work they do.

Health - Media - 17.03.2017
Health columnist Jane Brody to discuss ‘Does the Press Have a Caring Heart’’
Jane Brody, personal health columnist for The New York Times, will present a talk titled - Does the Press Have a Caring Heart?- on Thursday, March 23 at 7:30 a.m. in the Park Street Aud

Media - 15.03.2017
How to Kill the Texas Film Industry
AMC recently premiered ten episodes of The Son, a series based on the celebrated novel spanning generations of Texans written by Austin novelist Philipp Meyer.

Media - Administration - 08.03.2017
Journalism ranked amongst ‘world’s elite’
Journalism at Cardiff University is officially ranked amongst the world's best according to the latest world rankings published today (Wednesday 8 th March, 2017).

Media - 07.03.2017
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers"
"Change is about identifying the mechanism that delivers" To celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March, Professor Claire Annesley, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Equalities and Diversity, suggests we consider being bold by changing the rules.

Media - 07.03.2017

Media - 06.03.2017
How secure is your vote in the WA election?
Reading or altering someone's online vote in Saturday's election in Western Australia might be much easier than it seems, according to an article published today in Pursuit. According to authors Dr Chris Culnane and Dr Vanessa Teague from the University of Melbourne, Dr Yuval Yarom and Mr Mark Eldridge from the University of Adelaide and Dr Aleksander Essex from Western University in Canada, voters with disabilities can register and vote over the Internet for the first time on a system called iVote .

Media - Career - 27.02.2017
New home for Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is to move to a state-of-the-art building in Cardiff's Central Square Development, situated alongside national broadcaster BBC Wales.

Media - Linguistics / Literature - 22.02.2017
Patrizia McBride explores montage and storytelling
German studies professor Patrizia McBride was drawn to montage because of its storytelling power. 'It assembles objects and narratives by culling fragments from different areas and then reassembling them,' she said in a 'Chats in the Stacks' talk Feb.

Media - Art and Design - 20.02.2017
Feminist Voices Heard at the Miller Gallery
By Ann Lyon Ritchie "Lorna, The First Interactive Video Art Disk” by Lynn Hershman Leeson is a part of the Miller Gallery's current exhibition.

Economics / Business - Media - 16.02.2017
Income inequality linked to export 'complexity'
Income inequality linked to export ‘complexity’
In a series of papers over the past 10 years, MIT Professor César Hidalgo and his collaborators have argued that the complexity of a country's exports - not just their diversity but the expertise and

Health - Media - 11.02.2017
Antibiotics affect the efficacy of immunotherapy
Antibiotics affect the efficacy of immunotherapy
A study published in the journal Science by a research team from Gustave Roussy, INSERM, INRA, AP-HP, IHU Médiaterranée Infections* and Paris-Sud University shows that prescribed antibiotics impair the efficacy of immunotherapy in cancer patients.

Social Sciences - Media - 09.02.2017
Brexit hate crime
Social Data Science Lab awarded £250,000 grant to set up centre to monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media Researchers from Cardiff University have been awarded a quarter of a million pounds to help the UK Government monitor Brexit-related hate crime on social media.

Media - 08.02.2017
Is it possible to be news literate in a 'fake news' world?
Is it possible to be news literate in a ‘fake news’ world?
"Fake news" has created a lot of buzz since the election. Facebook has announced its Journalism Project to flag disputed stories and promote news literacy. Meanwhile, some individuals and websites are now applying the term "fake news" more broadly. Where do we find real news' And what qualifies as being news literate? Stephanie Craft, a professor of journalism at Illinois, has wrestled with that issue for several studies, including some with teens.

Media - Politics - 02.02.2017
New Cardiff University Welsh journalism module challenges ’fake news’
A new and unique Welsh medium module, 'Cymru: Y Senedd, y Straeon a'r Spin' ('Wales: The Senedd, The Stories and The Spin'), will run for the first time in Cardiff University from February 2017.

Media - Event - 01.02.2017
Journalists behind Panama Papers, Luxembourg Leaks will speak at U-M
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: 3 p.m. Feb. 20, 2017 EVENT: "Leaks, Whistleblowers and Big Data: Collaborative Journalism across Borders" Wallace House presents the investigative journalists behind the Panama Papers and Luxembourg Leaks at the inaugural Eisendrath Symposium at the University of Michigan.

Media - Life Sciences - 23.01.2017
Online media use shows strong genetic influence
Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London. Access to and engagement with online media continues to grow at an unprecedented speed, and it plays an increasingly important role in the development and experience of people across all age groups.

Media - 22.01.2017

Economics / Business - Media - 20.01.2017
Fake news panel brings lively discussion and a crowd to Berkeley
This slideshow requires JavaScript. Is fake news undermining the truth? That question, hashed out by Berkeley and industry experts, drew a crowd that filled Banatao Auditorium's seats and spilled into the aisles Thursday night.

Media - Social Sciences - 18.01.2017
Study examines fake news and the 2016 presidential election
Study examines fake news and the 2016 presidential election
Fabricated stories favoring Donald Trump were shared a total of 30 million times, nearly quadruple the number of pro-Hillary Clinton shares leading up to the election, according to Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow.

Media - 15.01.2017

Media - Life Sciences - 12.01.2017
When Listeria monocytogenes goes to sleep
When Listeria monocytogenes goes to sleep
A serious infection of dietary origin that is caused by the Listeria monocytogenes bacterium, listeriosis is associated with severe clinical symptoms and a high mortality rate in individuals whose immune system is weakened.

Art and Design - Media - 12.01.2017
MIT in London
MIT in London
'Here in London, you can feel like you're part of history and that you're on the cutting edge at same time - it's a great fusion,' says Noam Angrist '13, a Rhodes Scholar who shuttles between the U.K. and Botswana on behalf of a development nonprofit he launched in 2014.

Media - Event - 10.01.2017
Fake news: Experts look at impacts, future
ATTENTION: Reporters covering media, journalism, the tech industry, law and politics WHAT: 'Separating fact from fantasy: Is fake news undermining the truth'' The proliferation of fake news and what

Media - Health - 28.12.2016
Portrayal of women’s drinking habits in the media offers biased, judgemental view
Women who binge drink are depicted more negatively by the media than men who do the same thing, according to new research. Researchers at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University have investigated how the media report women's and men's binge drinking. The study, which is published in BMJ Open, analysed 308 articles published over two years in seven popular UK national newspapers and found that women's binge drinking was given more coverage in the media, despite men drinking more in reality.

Linguistics / Literature - Media - 22.12.2016
18 January: The 4th Night Shift @ UBS
18 January: The 4th Night Shift @ UBS
Conquer your inner weaker self: "Back to the desk!" Am 18. Jänner 2017 geht ab 19.00 Uhr in Kooperation mit der ÖH Salzburg in der Hauptbibliothek bereits die vierte Nachtschicht@UBS über die Bühne.

Media - Social Sciences - 20.12.2016
Will the White House continue to use photos as a social media tool?
Will the White House continue to use photos as a social media tool?
White House photographers once shot mostly for history; today their photos are as likely to be used for daily image-making and social media, thanks to changes under President Obama.