The Illuminating Project

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Illuminating is a computational journalism project that is meant to empower journalists covering presidential and midterm campaigns. Political reporters must cover not only stump speeches, campaign events, and TV ads, but also ...

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Diffusion on Niche Social Media Sites

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This project, led by Center Affiliate Jeff Hemsley, studies the shift in information diffusion from large social media sites to niche social media sites.

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Inclusive Privacy Project

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This project, led by Center affiliate Yang Wang, aims to provide people with disabilities, particularly those with visual impairments, better privacy tools when working with computers. 

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News

Zenbo and Yankson

CCDS Welcomes Visiting Scholar Benjamin Yankson, and Research Robot Zenbo

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iSchool Researchers to Study Election-Related Misinformation on WhatsApp

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iSchool Researchers to Participate in Twitter-funded Study on Discussion Quality

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Events

Research in Progress: Carsten Østerlund to speak on Building an Apparatus: Refractive, Reflective & Diffractive Readings of Trace Data

Professor Carsten Østerlund will speak on the topic of his recent paper, titled "Building an Apparatus: Refractive, Reflective & Diffractive Readings of Trace Data", co-authored by Kevin Crowston and Corey Jackson.


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Research in Progress: Patricia Rossini to speak on Private vs Public Digital Spheres

In this talk, Rossini presents a research-in-progress around the use of WhatsApp for political discussion and (mis)information in Brazil, and some of the challenges around doing research on private social media platforms. Resea...

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