Smart Speakers Require Smart Management
The use of smart speakers, such Alexa and Google Assistant, has become ubiquitous in American society. UFCJC researchers wanted to better understand the different ways people use the devices, as well as identify the main strategies they use to protect their privacy during that use.
Hostile Media Effects on Twitter: Social Identify and Media Bias Perceptions
Commenting on social media posts is an increasingly popular way to participate in social media news. But Individuals with strong preexisting attitudes about an issue tend to perceive media coverage as biased against their point of view, and this “hostile media effect” is believed to be driven in part by social identity.
Student Journalism and Civic Education
One of the very few unifying propositions across all U.S. ideologies is that young people need more effective civics education. Given that widespread consensus, it might be expected that educators and policymakers would be tightly embracing the curative of scholastic journalism. But that is rarely the case.