Infrastructure? Or Jobs? Controversy Over Name of Biden Proposal Highlights Long Tradition in Politics
Controversy over legislative bill names is hardly new. Politicians have long used bill titles as a marketing vehicles to get media attention, drum up support and frame the conversation around the bill before their opponents do.
Fairness in Information Access Through Culturally Competent AI Systems
On March 30, 2021, Telecommunication Professor and Director of Media Consumer Research Sylvia Chan-Olmsted discussed new research from her and Advertising Associate Professor Huan Chen, “Fairness in Information Access Through Culturally Competent AI Systems,” at the spring 2021 University of Florida HiPerGator Symposium.
“I Am Speaking.” 2020 VP Nominee Kamala Harris’ Impact of Black Feminism as Social Influencers on Twitter
While social media influencers tend to be related more to brand evangelism or financial exchange, Kamala Harris’ use of Twitter throughout the 2020 presidential campaign led to her current position as a social, cultural, and political influencer.
Want the Rich to Pay Their Fair Share? Don’t Call It a Tax
President Joe Biden is considering a variety of tax options to pay for his $3 trillion infrastructure and jobs package. How will he sell a new tax? Reframing taxes as an investment in public services that we all use or benefit from—such as roads and bridges, water and sewer systems—would be one approach.