Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts of Ilhan Omar’s Potential Challenger

2019-12-02T21:25:54+00:00

The New York Times Derrick Bryson Taylor November 30, 2019 Twitter suspended the accounts of Danielle Stella, a Republican candidate hoping to challenge Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota next year, after she suggested the congresswoman should be tried for treason and hanged...

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts of Ilhan Omar’s Potential Challenger2019-12-02T21:25:54+00:00

Mobile owners in emerging countries: What they struggle to do

2019-11-21T18:36:29+00:00

Pew Research Center: Internet, Science & Tech Laura Silver, Emily A. Vogels, Mara Mordecai, Jeremiah Cha, Raea Rasmussen, Lee Rainie November 20, 2019 CSMaP Co-Director Joshua Tucker served as an expert advisor on a Pew Research Center Report on mobile technology use. While phone owners clearly have overcome one major obstacle with regard to using technology, many nonetheless regularly encounter difficulties using their phone to its fullest capacity...

Mobile owners in emerging countries: What they struggle to do2019-11-21T18:36:29+00:00

Trump makes social media a player in impeachment

2019-11-20T20:34:39+00:00

The Hill Maggie Miller and Chris Mills Rodrigo November 17, 2019 Social media is quickly becoming a powerful force in the impeachment hearings for President Trump. The first impeachment carried out in the online age has seen Trump criticizing Democrats and a key witness, as pundits and lawmakers weigh in on the latest developments...

Trump makes social media a player in impeachment2019-11-20T20:34:39+00:00

Hearing on Congressional Mailing Standards

2019-11-20T20:45:41+00:00

U.S. House Modernization Committee October 31, 2019 CSMaP Co-Director Joshua A. Tucker testified before the House Modernization Committee in a hearing on congressional mailing rules. Representatives heard from experts on how social media and technology will impact the way members of Congress communicate with their constituents...

Hearing on Congressional Mailing Standards2019-11-20T20:45:41+00:00

Americans Trust Local News. That Belief Is Being Exploited.

2019-10-31T21:34:17+00:00

The New York Times Brendan Nyhan October 31, 2019 The nature of the news misinformation problem may be changing. As consumers become more skeptical about the national news they encounter online, impostor local sites that promote ideological agendas are becoming more common...

Americans Trust Local News. That Belief Is Being Exploited.2019-10-31T21:34:17+00:00

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls

2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Washington Square News Akiva Thalheim October 14, 2019 The university has received approximately $12 million in funding to establish a new Center for Social Media and Politics, which will research topics like how social media affects political participation and the spread of disinformation....

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Big Tech a big punching bag for politicians

2019-11-01T20:07:29+00:00

SFGATE Barbara Ortutay October 13, 2019 Republicans and Democrats don’t agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech...

Big Tech a big punching bag for politicians2019-11-01T20:07:29+00:00

Fake news, real consequences

2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

CBS News June 27, 2019 As the 2016 U.S. election illustrated, social media has become a powerful tool for disinformation and propaganda. Today, the Philippines is center stage..

Fake news, real consequences2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

A Trump attack on an Amazon ‘scam’ is dividing wealthy Democrats and Republicans: CNBC survey reveals

2019-10-09T23:26:59+00:00

CNBC Matt Lavietes June 28, 2018 President Donald Trump has made Amazon and its founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, a repeated target of attacks. It seems to be working, and not just with his base of working-class voters...

A Trump attack on an Amazon ‘scam’ is dividing wealthy Democrats and Republicans: CNBC survey reveals2019-10-09T23:26:59+00:00