Latest news in the Research category from CMCI.


 

'Comm Plishments: March 2017

March 1, 2017

News about Communication faculty, graduate and undergrad students and staff doings.

Vargo study

Research: Legacy media giants give way to new and partisan outlets in agenda-setting

Jan. 18, 2017

When it comes to agenda-setting, it’s out with the old, in with the new media, researchers say. For decades, two of America’s legacy media giants, The New York Times and The Washington Post, have had the biggest influence in setting the agenda for other news outlets. Journalists and bloggers around...

Steven Frost

Upcoming art exhibits and events from Steven Frost

Jan. 9, 2017

Steven Frost, a CMCI instructor, is also an artist who tells the stories of hidden histories through objects and performances. He has several exhibits and events scattered throughout spring 2017. Learn more about them by following the links below. I Can't Even Basement Projects 207 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California...

Forms of Media

Research: Native advertising raises ethical concerns, suggest interviews with journalists and advertising, PR executives

Nov. 18, 2016

Native advertising's very effectiveness can make it deceptive and endangering to journalistic credibility, say a group of journalists and advertising and public relations executives interviewed by CMCI researchers.

Chris Vargo

Chris Vargo on using data to track a social media myth

Nov. 11, 2016

Vargo, who uses computer science methods to investigate social data, explained how the belief that vaccines cause autism spread on social media. Watch a full video of his presentation.

Leysia Palen

Leysia Palen discusses the data of disasters in top scientific journal

July 15, 2016

Palen, Chair of the Department of Information Science, published a policy article in the journal "Science" discussing the challenges and promises of using social media data to study disasters.

Grad Students on a panel

CMCI students, faculty present at Denver Comic Con

June 15, 2016

Continuing a tradition established in 2012, University of Colorado Boulder faculty members, students and staff presented their research at the 2016 Denver Comic Con, touching on topics such as gender representation in popular media, action figure culture and the racial politics in recent Superman comics.

CHI 2016 conference logo

Research: CHI 2016 papers explore human-centered computing

May 9, 2016

Five CMCI researchers are presenting papers at the top conference in the field of human-centered computing. From gamification to death on Facebook, here are short summaries of their research.

David Slayden

Slayden advises entrepreneurs to trust their gut

Jan. 27, 2016

Associate Professor David Slayden offers advice to entrepreneurs in a recent column in Fortune magazine.

Erin Schauster

Gaps in advertising and public relations education are due to new roles in social media

Dec. 18, 2015

According to a new study by Erin Schauster, blurred boundaries between advertising and public relations professions–due to new roles in social media–may pose a challenge for educators in those fields.

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