CME Selected to Speak at SXSW

October 22, 2015

The Center for Media Engagement was recently selected for one of more than 500 sessions at the 2016 SXSW Interactive conference, taking place March 11-15 in Austin, Texas. Our panel, “Comments Are Terrible – But They Don’t Have to Be,” will provide attendees… Read More

New Report Examines Headlines

October 13, 2015

The Center for Media Engagement has begun conducting research on the content and effects of different types of headlines. As the first part of our research efforts, we have a new report that shares what we know about the functions… Read More

CME Celebrates News Engagement Day

October 6, 2015

On Oct. 6, the Center for Media Engagement took part in the second News Engagement Day, a day devoted to raising awareness about the importance of news engagement. News Engagement Day was created by the Association for Education in Journalism and… Read More

CME Represented at Various Conferences

October 1, 2015

Center for Media Engagement team members have been busy the past couple months traveling across the country to present at various conferences. Research Associate Alex Curry presented at the Association of Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual conference in… Read More

Why 'Dislike' When You Can 'Respect'

September 16, 2015

When Facebook makes a change, everyone has an opinion. That was definitely the case when Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media giant would begin testing out a “Dislike” button. The… Read More

Why ‘Dislike’ When You Can ‘Respect’

September 16, 2015

When Facebook makes a change, everyone has an opinion. That was definitely the case when Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media giant would begin testing out a “Dislike” button. The… Read More

Researcher Presents at News:Rewired Conference in London

July 27, 2015

Ashley Muddiman shares Center for Media Engagement findings at the news:rewired conference. Photo courtesy of news:rewired/journalism.co.uk. In July, Faculty Research Associate Ashley Muddiman presented Center for Media Engagement research at the news:rewired digital journalism conference in London. The… Read More

CME Provides Training on Managing Comment Sections

June 22, 2015

The Center for Media Engagement recently gave a training presentation to GateHouse Media editors on best practices for managing comment sections. During the training, research associate Alex Curry shared the latest comment section trends in the news industry,… Read More

Philly.com, Inspired by ENP, Makes Changes to Comments

May 14, 2015

Philly.com, the website for the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News, recently made changes to its comments section that were inspired, in part, by the Center for Media Engagement. Based on our research on journalists’ involvement… Read More