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Powerful Art, Harmed Environments

Powerful Art, Harmed Environments

March 29, 2020

What if great art has to harm the environment to make its point? Read More
Media Ethics
Misinformation, Social Media, and the Price of Political Persuasion

Misinformation, Social Media, and the Price of Pol...

March 25, 2020

Is banning paid political advertising on social media good for democracy? Read More
Media Ethics
Reporter Bios Alone Aren’t Enough to Boost Trust

Reporter Bios Alone Aren’t Enough to Boost T...

February 27, 2020

Providing reporter bios on a news website is a common practice. The Center for Media Engagement has already shown that reporter bios, when used in combination with other trust strategies,…
Journalism
Testing Behind the Story Cards

Testing Behind the Story Cards

January 30, 2020

We explored whether the placement of the Behind the Story card on a news organization’s website affects readers’ recall of the card and trust in news. Read More
Journalism
Demand for Deceit: How the Way We Think Drives Disinformation

Demand for Deceit: How the Way We Think Drives Dis...

January 8, 2020

While some consumers are exposed to and perhaps influenced by disinformation incidentally, others repeatedly seek out and believe sources of disinformation while rejecting other information sources. Why? Read More
Propaganda
Research Shows How to Advance Public Understanding of Science

Research Shows How to Advance Public Understanding...

August 6, 2019

Originally published by the Rita Allen Foundation. In a time marked by scientific discovery and technological advancement, a new report identifies a promising area for greater investment by science philanthropies:…
Science Communication
Political Coverage on Facebook

Political Coverage on Facebook

June 28, 2018

With the help of a national newsroom, we conducted 118 experiments on Facebook to test the success of different headlines, images, and status updates on Facebook. Read More
Journalism

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