The machine-learning systems that help your phone recommend music, movies, news and more can be biased in ways that leave out artists from underrepresented groups or foster polarization. Professor Robin Burke is working to change that.
A new analysis of 350,000 news stories produced by conservative media giant Sinclair Broadcast Group finds when the company buys a station, local news definitely takes a hit. But it did not find any evidence, at scale, that coverage shifts toward a more conservative slant.
Lisa A. Flores, a professor of communication in the Department of Communication, is being recognized for her scholarly writings about the experiences of Latinos, Latinas, Latinx, Chicanos, Chicanas, Chicanx and Mexican migrants in the United States.