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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
Survey examines scientists’ attitudes toward public engagement

Survey examines scientists’ attitudes toward publi...

June 25, 2019

Originally published by Stony Brook University’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. Many U.S. scientists say they are eager to share their work with the public, but feel ill-equipped to…
Science
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
A Survey of Snapchat Users: Media, Politics, & the 2016 Election

A Survey of Snapchat Users: Media, Politics, &...

June 8, 2017

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 election, we surveyed Snapchat users about their use of the app, specifically for news and politics. Read More
Journalism
Ethics and E-Cigarette Advertising

Ethics and E-Cigarette Advertising

January 20, 2020

What ethical concerns arise in regulating e-cigarette advertisements? Read More
Media Ethics
Secret Facebook Groups and the Ethics of Democracy

Secret Facebook Groups and the Ethics of Democracy

November 18, 2019

People are turning to secret Facebook groups to express their political opinions. What are the ethical implications of this trend for democracy? Read More
Media Ethics
What People Want to Know About the News

What People Want to Know About the News

October 31, 2019

Knowing what readers want out of a story – or what they think newsrooms often fail to address – provides an opportunity to increase trust. Read More
Journalism
Story Labels Alone Don’t Increase Trust

Story Labels Alone Don’t Increase Trust

October 3, 2019

The Center for Media Engagement wanted to find out if labeling news stories (using labels such as news, analysis, opinion, or sponsored content) increases trust. Read More
Journalism

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