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Learning to distinguish truth from fiction online

October 21, 2021

Francesca Tripodi, an assistant professor at the UNC School of Information and Library Science and a senior researcher at the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life, joins experts in education, media literacy and instructional design to tackle “one of … Continued

CITAP Comments to FEC on Advertising Disclosure

September 24, 2021

CITAP has issued a comment to the FEC in favor of a rulemaking proceeding based on the Petition for Rulemaking submitted by the Campaign Legal Center and the Center on Science and Technology Policy at Duke University.  Understanding the structure … Continued

Call for 2021-22 CITAP affiliates

April 23, 2021

Should you be a part of the CITAP affiliate community? We’re now accepting applications for accepting applications for both Faculty and Graduate Student Affiliates for the 2021-2022 academic year. Affiliates can come from a broad range of academic and research … Continued

Tressie McMillan Cottom named 2020 MacArthur Fellow

October 6, 2020

CITAP Senior Faculty Researcher Tressie McMillan Cottom was one of 21 fellows announced today by the MacArthur Foundation. In the fellowship citation, MacArthur recognized Dr. McMillan Cottom for “shaping discourse on highly topical issues at the confluence of race, gender, … Continued

Shannon McGregor receives Facebook Research Award

August 10, 2020

Dr. McGregor’s proposal “Political Identity Ownership” was selected as one of the winners of the Facebook Foundational Integrity Research: Misinformation and Polarization research awards.

Alice Marwick awarded Carnegie Fellowship

May 12, 2020

CITAP Researcher and Associate Professor of Communication Alice Marwick has been awarded a prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. Marwick will use the $200,000 of research funding to study narratives of online radicalization, asking how and why people come to believe fringe, … Continued