There’s reason for hope in the fight against fake news. The latest social science research suggests a path forward — and this story maps out how we can start pursuing that path today.
Published in JSTOR
Think “fake news” is a new phenomenon? This piece for JSTOR Daily looks at the long tradition of lousy journalism — most notably, the “yellow journalism” phenomenon of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Like the Internet, the novel was once viewed as a colossal waste of time. My post for JSTOR Daily looks at how fiction became respectable — and how the Internet can, too.
We love to second-guess moms who allow their kids too much screen time. But look back at the history of labour-saving innovations, and it’s clear we don’t like any invention that makes mothers’ lives easier.
What the research on artificial intelligence tells us about why and how we humanize the devices in our lives.
Do boys have more trouble separating from video games than girls? It turns out that there’s now a solid body of research to draw on in answering that question.