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The Good, the Bad, and the Sticky

May 24, 2022

What are the tradeoffs associated with sticker art in public spaces? Read More
The Good, the Bad, and the Sticky

Escaping the Mainstream? Pitfalls and Opportunitie...

March 22, 2022

This report builds the foundation of our future research on diaspora communities, false information, and EMAs with regard to the 2022 mid-term elections and provides an assessment useful for the…
Escaping the Mainstream? Pitfalls and Opportunities of Encrypted Messaging Apps and Diaspora Communities in the U.S.

Making Your Political Point Online Without Driving...

December 15, 2021

The Center for Media Engagement tested a tool that makes digital conversations across divides easier: expressing humility when sharing a political opinion. The results showed that writing online posts with…
Making Your Political Point Online Without Driving People Away

A Better Way to Tell Protest Stories

October 28, 2021

Protest coverage often casts protesters and their causes in a negative light, particularly when covering underrepresented groups. To help journalists frame stories in ways that do not harm these groups,…
A Better Way to Tell Protest Stories

Landscape of the UK Science Engagement Training Co...

September 7, 2021

To help understand the impact and effectiveness of science engagement training in the UK, and what trainers and funders in the United States could learn from it, the Center for…
Landscape of the UK Science Engagement Training Community

How Local Newsrooms Can Better Connect with Conser...

August 16, 2021

The Center for Media Engagement partnered with Trusting News and 27 local newsrooms to investigate how news organizations can help bridge the divide between the media and American conservative and…
How Local Newsrooms Can Better Connect with Conservative and Right-Leaning Audiences

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Engaging Buttons

It’s easy to click “Like” on a heartwarming story about a local hero. But what about a fair, but counter-attitudinal, post in a comment section? Our research shows that people are more likely to click “Respect” than “Like” in comment sections, and are significantly more likely to click “Respect” when the view expressed differs from their own.