The Latest From CITAP
Call for Papers: Symposium on Misinformation & Marginalization
This symposium on Misinformation & Marginalization will explore global and comparative frames for mis- and disinformation studies that center marginalized perspectives .
Deen Freelon to join Penn; CITAP co-founder will become senior affiliate researcher
The CITAP community warmly congratulates our friend and colleague Professor Deen Freelon on his new appointment with the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School .
Shannon McGregor on TikTok scrutiny
“This is not distinct to social media, but because of the very quick rise of Americans and young Americans using TikTok, we’re seeing .
Alice Marwick on conspiracy beliefs and disinformation
Many people see conspiracy theories as participatory ways to be active in political and social systems from which they feel left out .
Recapping the NC News and Information Summit
Across sessions on covering elections, understanding the digital divide, and researching Hispanic and Latino communities’ news needs, conversations kept coming back around to power and .
Libération reviews The Propagandists’ Playbook
Keyword curation happens in France as well as in the United States .
Alice Marwick on social media authenticity
“What distinguishes internet celebrities from traditional celebrities is this idea that they’re authentic, that they’re more honest” .
Melanie Feinberg: Everyday Adventures with Unruly Data
To understand the power and pitfalls of data science, we must attend to the data itself, not merely the algorithms that manipulate it .
Bridget Barrett: Merchandizing Democracy
Who buys campaign merch? Why do campaigns partake in merchandizing? What sells? Most importantly, what else can we learn from today’s online marketplaces for .
Hakeem Jefferson: From Margin to Center
Studying race and inequality requires an approach that takes seriously the experiences, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of those who live on the margins of our .
ChatGPT in Context
What is ChatGPT? Where did it come from? What does it mean for science, scholarship, and public life? Join our interdisciplinary panel for a discussion .
Digital Cultures & Governance: Perspectives from the Global South
The Global South or the Majority World remains underrepresented and absent in discussions around Artificial Intelligence and data governance that are largely focused in high .
Elizabeth Dubois: When hate and harassment are just a part of the job
Thursday, January 19 at 3:30pm – Freedom Forum Conference Center, Carroll Hall For many political journalists and health communicators, exposing themselves to hate, harassment .
Tamara K. Nopper: Crime Data and Policing Data as Open Data
Thursday, November 10 at 3:00pm – Freedom Forum Conference Center, Carroll Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .
Nancy Leong: Capitalizing on Identity in Public Life
Thursday, October 6 at 3:00pm – Freedom Forum Conference Center, Carroll Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill .