Test Your Audience's Knowledge with End of Year Quiz

December 19, 2016

2016 was filled with major news stories, including unprecedented elections, interesting political moves and events that brought the world together. As the year comes to a close, we’ve created an 8-question quiz that will test your audience’s news knowledge. Read More

Digital leaders share experiences with social media

November 16, 2016

On Friday, November 11, the Center for Media Engagement hosted their first Social Media Summit in partnership with the UT School of Journalism. During the summit, digital news leaders and scholars shared their experiences and lessons from using… Read More

Team Earns Awards from National Communication Association

November 10, 2016

Congratulations to the CME team members who won the Applied Communication Division’s 2016 Bill Eadie Distinguished Award for a Scholarly Article from the National Communication Association! The team received their award at the association’s annual conference in early November. Team members… Read More

CME Research Shared at ONA Conference

October 3, 2016

Research Associate Shannon McGregor presented Center for Media Engagement research at the Online News Association’s annual conference in Denver. Shannon was joined by Scott Smallwood of The Chronicle of Higher Education for the session “What We Really Mean When We Talk… Read More

Registration Open for Social Media Summit

September 15, 2016

  There’s no question that social media has forever changed the way news organizations connect with their audiences. But has that change helped or harmed news organizations? And what’s in it for social media companies to get involved with news… Read More

Researcher Presents Commenting Survey Results

September 12, 2016

Research Associate Emily Van Duyn presents CME research. Research Associate Emily Van Duyn recently presented Center for Media Engagement research at the 2016 American Political Science Association Political Communication Preconference in Philadelphia. Van Duyn shared results from our survey of commenters… Read More

Millennials and the News

July 7, 2016

This post first appeared on the Center for Media Engagement’s Medium page In what can feel like a never-ending list of issues facing the news industry, one issue seems to divide news organizations more… Read More

CME Part of Webinar on Increasing Engagement

June 10, 2016

The Center for Media Engagement recently joined Gatehouse Media and Viafoura on a webinar to share what it takes to increase engagement, build a civil community and win in the battle against trolls. Some of the topics discussed during the… Read More

Gender and Age in the Mobile News Landscape

June 7, 2016

Photo: Girl waiting for the train by Toshihiro Gamo on Flickr. This post was written by CME Director Dr. Talia Stroud and first appeared on the Knight Foundation’s blog.  Many findings about the political and news habits… Read More

"Respect" Research Published in Academic Journal

May 5, 2016

The Center for Media Engagement’s paper, “Like, recommend, or respect? Altering political behavior in news comment sections,” has been published in the latest edition of the New Media & Society academic journal. In the paper, researchers Talia Stroud,… Read More