“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, Ashley… 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

CME Leads Engagement Workshop at ISOJ

April 21, 2016

Josh Scacco shares CME research at the pre-ISOJ workshop. Photo courtesy of the Knight Center. The Center for Media Engagement’s Josh Scacco and Katie Steiner, along with ProPublica’s Amanda Zamora, led a workshop on audience engagement as part of… Read More

Director Presents at SXSW Interactive Festival

March 24, 2016

Dr. Talia Stroud discusses our latest report on commenters and comment readers at the SXSW Interactive Festival. CME Director Dr. Talia Stroud was part of a panel on improving comment sections at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in… Read More

CME Hosts News Tools Workshop

March 22, 2016

Participants listen to one another at the News Tools Workshop in Austin, TX. In February, the Center for Media Engagement hosted its third workshop – the first to focus on news tools. Topics ranged from what audience engagement tools… Read More

CME Featured by Several Publications

March 3, 2016

During the past month, the Center for Media Engagement has been featured by a number of media outlets. CME was first featured in Quill, a magazine distributed by the Society of Professional Journalists. CME Communication Associate Katie Steiner wrote the… Read More

2015 Highlights Featured in Annual Report

February 10, 2016

The Center for Media Engagement has released its 2015 Annual Report which outlines the project’s research and accomplishments from last year.  Highlights of the report include: CME released eight research reports on issues facing the news industry. These reports… Read More

Make Your Own ‘Respect’ Button with Engaging Buttons

February 10, 2016

The Center for Media Engagement has developed a new WordPress plugin that allows users to customize the buttons on their websites, including adding a “Respect” button. With Engaging Buttons, you can design and configure alternatives to the “Like” button, which, we… Read More

Make Your Own 'Respect' Button with Engaging Buttons

February 10, 2016

The Center for Media Engagement has developed a new WordPress plugin that allows users to customize the buttons on their websites, including adding a “Respect” button. With Engaging Buttons, you can design and configure alternatives to the “Like” button, which, we… Read More

CME Makes List of Top Digital News Research of 2015

December 14, 2015

The Center for Media Engagement is featured twice in Nieman Lab’s list of top 10 digital news research articles of 2015. For the list, a range of scholars, digital gurus and journalists across the county were polled on what they thought… Read More