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Taylor Carlson, assistant professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Social Science Research Council Social Data Research Fellowship to study the extent to which user-generated content (i.e. comments) on social media platforms distorts information reported by mainstream news outlets. The fellowship comes with a $50,000 award.
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Three Questions with Adia Harvey Wingfield
Adia Harvey Wingfield, professor of sociology, studies the intersection of race, work and sociology. In addition to writing regularly about such matters for The Atlantic, she also has written numerous scholarly articles and books, including No More Invisible Man: Race and Gender in Men’s Work.
Fast notes on the FOIA film
The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has been key to unleashing a recent surge of cinematic stories about the FBI’s harassment of Black artists and activists of the civil rights era, writes William J. Maxwell, scholar of African-American literature and editor of “James Baldwin: The FBI File.”