CME Celebrates News Engagement Day

May 7, 2014

On Oct. 7, the Center for Media Engagement took part in the inaugural National News Engagement Day, a day devoted to raising awareness about the importance of news engagement. National News Engagement Day was created by the Association for… Read More

Research Featured in Top Academic Journal

May 6, 2014

The Center for Media Engagement’s research on civility and quality discussion in comment sections will be released soon in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication. In the article, “Changing Deliberative Norms on News Organizations’ Facebook Sites,” the CME team shares… Read More

Progress Report on Comment Moderation

May 5, 2014

The Center for Media Engagement has released a progress report on its work to find new approaches to comment moderation. For three months, CME research associate Arielle Cardona attempted to code for incivility within online news comments in new… Read More

CJR Publishes Q&A With Dr. Stroud

May 2, 2014

The Columbia Journalism Review recently published an in-depth Q&A with Center for Media Engagement Director Dr. Talia Stroud. In the Q&A, Stroud provides background on the Center for Media Engagement, as well as shares some of the research we’re currently… Read More

CJR Publishes Q&A With Dr. Stroud

May 2, 2014

The Columbia Journalism Review recently published an in-depth Q&A with Center for Media Engagement Director Dr. Talia Stroud. In the Q&A, Stroud provides background on the Center for Media Engagement, as well as shares some of the research we’re… Read More

Researcher Wins Grad School Award

May 1, 2014

CME Research Associate Josh Scacco (center) receives the Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant award. Research Associate Josh Scacco was awarded the Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant award by the Graduate School at the University of Texas at Austin for his work… Read More

Benefits, Limits to Using Three-Column Comment Section

May 1, 2014

There are several benefits – and limits — to using a three-column comment section as opposed to using a traditional one-column section, according to a new report by the Center for Media Engagement. The group’s research found that study… Read More

Digital Leaders Share Ideas, Challenges

May 1, 2014

For its second News Engagement Workshop, the Center for Media Engagement brought together a group of digital news leaders including, from left: Jennifer Carroll, Gannett Digital; Barry Osborne, The Denver Post; Alex Quinn, e.thePeople; Wright Bryan, NPR; Dr. Natalie… Read More

ENP, WAN-IFRA Host Media Innovation Workshop

May 1, 2014

Rolf Dyrnes Svendsen of NxtMedia in Norway presents during the workshop. During this year’s SXSW Interactive Festival, the Center for Media Engagement hosted the World Association of Newspapers and Newspaper Publishers (WAN-IFRA) for a workshop on media innovation… Read More