In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Scott Z Burns was interviewed by the Washington Post to discuss the parallels between the movie he wrote and the current global pandemic.
In an audit of search media results for every candidate running for federal office in the 2018 U.S. election, Professor Jeff Hancock found no evidence of political bias for or against either party.
From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could facilitate consumer publication and use of online content by creating a more defined legal environment in which creative expression and use of content are encouraged, while the rights of creators of digital content are protected? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set […]
From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could develop and study a mechanism for managing media content that preserves media companies’ digital rights, while providing consumers with new video expression and sharing functions? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to conduct research that would simulate the provision of […]
From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could determine the requirements to support user interaction with systems that integrate information from multiple sources? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to investigate user responses to content that filters, summarizes or synthesizes information from disparate sources. Our exploration included the […]
From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could develop a truly fair, comprehensive and anonymous mechanism for assigning reputation ratings to self-published work online? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore reputation systems, with a focus on the feasibility of algorithmic techniques that address the issues of […]
From The Theme KNOWLEDGE WORKER PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if we could develop a theory of “social affordances” (properties of technologies that shape online social interaction, personal judgment, and social decision-making) to better understand and even predict the effects of media design choices on behavior? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to […]
From The Theme PUBLISH ON DEMAND WHAT IF What if we could help media companies increase revenue by tracking the “social footprints” of their audiences? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We wanted to examine the requirements needed to develop prototypes for metrics and tools to support media organizations in the shift from print to […]
From The Theme PUBLISH ON DEMAND WHAT IF What if active engagement in building stories of history helped students evaluate the sources of information and better understand the perspectives from which history is written? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We recast the history textbook as an edited on- demand, collaborative collection of historical narratives. […]