June 2, 2021

The State of Media Literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa 2020 and a Theory of Misinformation Literacy

This chapter examines the teaching of ‘media literacy’ in state-run schools in […]

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May 14, 2021

The Psychology of Fake News

This article, published in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, synthesizes the findings from […]

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February 11, 2021

Assessing the freedom of expression of Syrian refugee media outlets

Assessment of the freedom of expression of seven Syrian media outlets that […]

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November 27, 2020

Financing Dies in Darkness? The Impact of Newspaper Closures on Public Finance

An examination of how local US newspaper closures affect public finance outcomes […]

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October 26, 2020

A woman’s got to write what a woman’s got to write: the effect of journalist’s gender on the perceived credibility of news articles

This study investigates the effect of journalists’ gender on the perceived credibility […]

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May 29, 2020

The Right of Access to Information: Exploring Gender Inequities

Discussion of a study which demonstrates that women are not able to […]

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May 22, 2020

Reinventing the Business Model for Local Newspapers by Building Walls

This publication is based on empirical research among 20 newspapers in Norway. […]

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May 13, 2020

Checking facts and fighting back: Why journalists should defend their profession

Key finding: fact checking increased trust in media if combined with articles […]

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April 1, 2020

Radio Journalism and Women’s Empowerment in Niger

The significance of radio as a provider of essential news and information […]

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March 17, 2020

Community Media and Women: Transforming Silence into Speech

To what extent do community media empower women? This study finds that […]

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December 24, 2019

Triggering Change: How Investigative Journalists in Sub-Saharan Africa Contribute to Solving Problems in Society

This article analyses 12 cases of investigative journalism in Sub-Saharan Africa.  An […]

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December 24, 2019

Moderation from Bias: A Field Experiment on Partisan Media in a New Democracy

Partisan media are often blamed for polarization in newly liberalized regimes. However, […]

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