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  1. How Social Media Usage & Online Navigation Change During a Crisis

    August 3, 2022

    As part of the Social Responsibility Series, Paul Resnick, PhD, joins Michigan Minds to share insight on the use of social media during times of national crisis, the impact of digital search filters, and how users can stay informed about misinformation. Resnick is the Michael D. Cohen Collegiate Professor of Information at the U-M School …

  2. The Responsibilities of Social Media Platforms and Users

    August 1, 2022

    Scott Campbell, PhD, joins this episode of Michigan Minds to discuss how social media platforms are reducing disturbing content, ethical strategies users can practice online, and media mindedness. Campbell is the Constance F. and Arnold C. Pohs Professor of Telecommunication in the Department of Communication and Media at the U-M College of Literature, Science, and …

  3. Social Media Algorithms and the Infrastructure of Disinformation

    July 21, 2022

    Irene Pasquetto, PhD, joins Michigan Minds for the Social Responsibility Series to discuss her research on misinformation and disinformation, and social media algorithms. Pasquetto is an Assistant Professor of Information at the U-M School of information, where her research focuses on issues of scientific disinformation and the ethics of information technologies and digital curation.  DOWNLOAD …

  4. Space Science Success: The Significance of the James Webb Space Telescope Images

    July 20, 2022

    Michael Meyer, PhD, professor in the U-M department of astronomy, joins this episode of Michigan Minds to provide insight on the significance of the new images taken by NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). Meyer shares his unique perspective and experience as one of the scientists who had a role in the design and construction …