CSMaP Annual Conference

April 3, 2020, NYU-New York

*Presented virtually via a shortened form on Zoom due to coronavirus health precautions

All times listed in Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Time Event
12:00pm – 12:15pm  Introduction

Richard Bonneau, Jonathan Nagler, Joshua Tucker

NYU Center for Social Media and Politics

12:15pm – 1:00pm Capturing Clicks: How the Chinese Government Uses Clickbait to Compete for Visibility

Jennifer Pan, Stanford University

1:00pm – 1:45pm

Lightning Talks

Exposure to New Grows Less Fragmented with Increase in Mobile Access

Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, University of Pennsylvania

A Method of Determination for Non-Deterministic Network Community Detection Algorithms

Deen Freelon, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

A Supply and Demand Framework for YouTube Politics

Kevin Munger, Pennsylvania State University

1:45pm – 2:30pm Can Exposure to Celebrities Reduce Prejudice? The Effect of Mohamed Salah on Islamophobic Behaviors and Attitudes

Alexandra Siegel, Stanford University

2:30pm – 3:00pm Break
3:00pm – 3:45pm Evaluating the Fake News Problem at the Scale of the Information Ecosystem

Measuring News Consumption with Behavioral Versus Survey Data

David Rothschild, Microsoft Research

3:45pm – 4:30pm Eight Ways Social Media Make Us Vulnerable to Misinformation

Filippo Menczer, Indiana University

4:30pm – 5:00pm Closing Discussion: The 2020 U.S. Elections
5:00pm – 6:00pm Virtual Happy Hour