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Article ID: 720975

Inaugural GW Nursing Journalism Award Announced

GW School of Nursing

The GW Nursing Journalism Award recognizes excellence in health care and health policy reporting for journalists using nurses as key sources.

Released:
17-Oct-2019 4:30 PM EDT

Announcement

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Media and Journalism, Nursing,

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Article ID: 720889

How partisan hate leads people to believe falsehoods

Ohio State University

Researchers now have a better idea of why people who rely on partisan news outlets are more likely to believe falsehoods about political opponents.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 3:25 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: New Undergraduate Degree in Communication, Media, and Design Offered at Rensselaer

Article ID: 720886

New Undergraduate Degree in Communication, Media, and Design Offered at Rensselaer

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

As the contemporary media landscape grows ever more complex, a new undergraduate degree offered by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will provide students with the necessary critical framework to engage with, participate in, and study the media on a global scale.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 2:55 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities, Education

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Article ID: 720836

Big Brands Can Handle ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

North Carolina State University

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but a new study finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 720389

Flagging False Facebook Posts as Satire Helps Reduce Belief

Ohio State University

If you want to convince people not to trust an inaccurate political post on Facebook, labeling it as satire can help, a new study finds.

Released:
8-Oct-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: What Is Social Media’s Role in Stopping Fake News?

Article ID: 720351

What Is Social Media’s Role in Stopping Fake News?

University of Utah

The Lee E. Teitelbaum Utah Law Review Symposium at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law on Oct. 18 will bring together leading journalists, scholars, thought leaders and social media executives to investigate problems arising from a changing media world.

Released:
8-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 720314

The Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory

New York University

Eliot Borenstein, author of "Plots Against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy After Socialism" (Cornell University Press, 2019), has traced how conspiracy theories, and their attendant sentiment and paranoia, are ingrained in Russian political and cultural life today.

Released:
7-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: Tracking coordinated disinformation campaigns online made easier with new BotSlayer tool

Article ID: 718881

Tracking coordinated disinformation campaigns online made easier with new BotSlayer tool

Indiana University

Indiana University's Observatory on Social Media has launched a new tool, BotSlayer, that instantly detects coordinated attempts to manipulate public opinion using social media.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Clickbait Secrets Exposed! Humans and AI team up to improve clickbait detection
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    28-Aug-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 717860

Clickbait Secrets Exposed! Humans and AI team up to improve clickbait detection

Penn State Institute for CyberScience

Humans and machines worked together to help train an artificial intelligence -- AI -- model that outperformed other clickbait detectors, according to researchers. In addition, the new AI-based solution was also able to tell the difference between clickbait headlines that were generated by machines -- or bots -- and ones written by people.

Released:
22-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT

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