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Newswise: Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State University

To address a centuries-old problem, a Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty member recommends two tools as a remedy: time and effort.

Channels: All Journal News, Internet Trends, Media and Journalism, Social Media, Technology,

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10-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Society for Risk Analysis Announces 2019 Winners for Best Journal Papers and Best Research Posters

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is pleased to announce the winners for best papers in Risk Analysis: An International Journal and the best research posters for 2019. The editorial staff of Risk Analysis selected the 2019 Best Paper award winners. These papers made the most significant impacts on the theory or practice of risk analysis. Judges, as well as members of the society via popular vote, selected the poster winners during the meeting’s annual poster session the evening prior.

Channels: All Journal News, Ethics and Research Methods, In the Workplace, Media and Journalism, Scientific Meetings,

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10-Dec-2019 1:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Justified and unjustified movie violence evokes different brain responses, study finds

Justified and unjustified movie violence evokes different brain responses, study finds

University of Pennsylvania

The gun violence seen in popular PG-13 movies aimed at children and teenagers has more than doubled since the rating was introduced in 1984. The increasing on-screen gun violence has raised concerns that it will encourage imitation, especially when it is portrayed as "justified."

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10-Dec-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies, is proud to present the New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020 which marks our 38th Anniversary. The Festival will take place on select Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings beginning at 7PM between January 25 and February 28, 2020

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10-Dec-2019 9:50 AM EST
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Education

Newswise: Why Are Manga Outselling Superhero Comics?

Why Are Manga Outselling Superhero Comics?

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Last year, the Japanese or Japanese-inspired comics and graphic novels reportedly outsold old-fashioned superhero comics for the first time ever in the United States, a trend expected to continue. Satoru Saito, an associate professor of Japanese literature at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, teaches courses on Japanese pop culture and anime which explore the foundations of these narrative forms and how they relate to the wider Japanese culture.

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9-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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You create your own false information, study finds

Ohio State University

Along with partisan news outlets and political blogs, there’s another surprising source of misinformation on controversial topics – it’s you. A new study found that people given accurate statistics on a controversial issue tended to misremember those numbers to fit commonly held beliefs.

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9-Dec-2019 7:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Deadline Extended for Nominations: The Endocrine Society’s Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism

Endocrine Society

Journalists have a few extra days to enter the 13th annual Award for Excellence in Science and Medical Journalism. Entries will be accepted through Friday, December 13, 2018.

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6-Dec-2019 4:25 PM EST
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