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What Comes After Disinformation Studies?

January 23, 2023

On May 25th 2022, media and communication scholars met at Sciences Po in Paris for a pre-conference before the annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA) to discuss the question, “What comes after disinformation studies?” Today, CITAP is proud … Continued

Shannon McGregor at Election Symposium 2022

December 15, 2022

On December 2nd, Shannon McGregor discussed the role of identity, power, and social media in her presentation titled “Political Campaigns, Social Media, Journalism, and the Identitarian Citizen in a Democracy” hosted by the Elections Research Center at the University of … Continued

Informed: Conversations on Democracy in the Digital Age

December 2, 2022

The CITAP team attended Knight Foundation’s Informed: Conversations on Democracy in the Digital Age. The event brought together researchers, journalists, technologists, and policymakers to discuss the present and future of our public life as it plays out on the internet. … Continued

Nanditha Narayanamoorthy named Siegel Research Fellow

November 18, 2022

The Siegel Family Endowment introduced the 2022-2023 cohort of researchers, academics, and public policy experts who make up the foundation’s Siegel Research Fellows Program. Selected by leading institutions included in our research grants portfolio, these individuals will conduct research broadly … Continued

Affiliates on the job market

October 21, 2022

We’re excited to showcase the range of talent in our community! Meet the amazing scholars below. Neofytos Aspriadis | neofytos-aspriadis Research interests: strategic communication, crisis management, information warfare, online disinformation, strategic disinformation. Currently: Research fellow in the Department of Political … Continued

Announcing the 2022-23 CITAP affiliate community

August 2, 2022

The Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) is pleased to welcome its 2022-2023 cohort of faculty, postdoctoral, professional, and graduate student affiliates. This year’s affiliates represent institutions spanning the Research Triangle and the globe, ranging from North Carolina … Continued

Join CITAP: Call for 2022-23 affiliate community!

May 2, 2022

The Center for Information, Technology, & Public Life (CITAP) is accepting applications for research affiliates for the 2022-2023 academic year. The affiliate program allows CITAP to support and promote excellent research that’s aligned with our own research topics and values, … Continued

Zeynep Tufekci on Covid what-ifs

March 11, 2022

As the Covid pandemic enters its third year, Zeynep Tufekci looked back at the lessons of the past two years for The New York Times. To examine these questions is to uncover a brutal truth: Much suffering was avoidable, again … Continued

Daniel Johnson on Ukraine as the “most documented war”

March 8, 2022

CITAP student affiliate Daniel Johnson spoke with ABC News about the role of social media in documenting the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the unprecedented speed of information updates. “For the first time in history, a large-scale account of war … Continued