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Monthly Archives: August 2018

New study published by David Lazer, NULab co-director, in PNAS

Written on August 15, 2018 at 11:07 am, by

David Lazer, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Computer and Information Sciences and Co-Director of NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, has published a new study “How intermittent breaks in interaction improve collective intelligence” in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). This study was co-authored with Ethan Bernstein from Harvard University and Jesse  Continue Reading »

Analyzing the Editorials of Newspaper Publisher Nackey Scripps Loeb

Written on August 14, 2018 at 2:31 pm, by

By Meg Heckman, Assistant Professor of Journalism, Northeastern University. Tales of New Hampshire’s first-in-the nation presidential primary almost always mention the Union Leader, a newspaper that’s as much a part of the state’s political lore as candidates hustling for votes in diners and on factory floors. Journalists love to retrace the paper’s history and rehash how  Continue Reading »