Overdoing Democracy: The Problem of Political Polarization

In this talk, Robert Talisse (Vanderbilt University) draws from current findings regarding political polarization to argue that, as important a social good as democracy is, it is nonetheless possible for citizens to overdo it.

COGSEC Conference

The Center for Media Engagement is proud to host COGSEC, an online conference that will bring together a community of practitioners on the front lines of dealing with and actively combatting the efforts of malign actors online.

“Is that really journalism?” Journalism & Advocacy

What's the connection between journalism & advocacy? Why do some news organizations consider advocacy problematic? Who decides what advocacy means? Join us for a panel discussion featuring folks who work in journalism & have experience with responding to the question "is that really journalism?"

Digital Data Conference (D2C)

The Center for Media Engagement and The Media and Democracy Data Cooperative invite you the virtual Digital Data Conference (D2C) on April 14 and 15, 2022. D2C brings together researchers […]


How the Internet Improves Humanity

This talk will highlight one underappreciated aspect: how the Internet has the capacity to improve the human species by increasing pro-social interactions and reducing anti-social ones.