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Fighting (Online) Fire with Fire?

Fighting (Online) Fire with Fire?

June 22, 2020

What are the ethics of using counterspeech to fight online harassment? Read More
Media Ethics
Covering Coronavirus: How Audience Needs are Changing and How Newsroom Coverage Compares

Covering Coronavirus: How Audience Needs are Chang...

May 26, 2020

The Center for Media Engagement took a snapshot of local news’ Facebook posts and public perceptions of local coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and compared it with coverage and public…
Journalism
Covering Coronavirus: A Snapshot of the Information People Want and What Local Newsrooms are Reporting

Covering Coronavirus: A Snapshot of the Informatio...

April 1, 2020

The Center for Media Engagement took a snapshot of the stories local newspaper and broadcast news outlets posted to Facebook on March 23, 2020. On the same day, we launched…
Journalism
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

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