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Most Reporters on the 2020 Campaign Beat are Men. Does that Influence Coverage?

Reposted from News@Northeastern By Ian Thomsen Despite the increasing prominence of women in American politics, female journalists who are covering the presidential race continue to be in the vast minority, according to a report by Northeastern’s digital storytelling site Storybench. The research of Meg Heckman, an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern, is exposing the need  Continue Reading »

Public Historians on Digital Humanities: NCPH Reflections

  Katie and Megan Woods recently graduated with their Master of Arts in History with a Concentration in Public History. They also obtained a Certificate in Digital Humanities with their project From Grateful Friends. Their travel to the National Council on Public History’s 2019 annual meeting was partially supported by a NULab travel grant. As  Continue Reading »

Digital Public Humanities Panel

On March 21, the NULab and Humanities Center co-sponsored a panel, “Digital Public Humanities”, featuring presentations by four scholars who work in the digital public humanities: Alex Gil (Columbia University), Roopika Risam (Salem State University), Caroline Klibanoff (MIT Museum), and Jim McGrath (Brown University). Throughout their presentations, these scholars explored the public impact of digital  Continue Reading »

NULab Faculty Members and Co-Director to Study Fake News with Facebook Data

By Molly Callahan, Republished from News@Northeastern The persistence of fake news and misinformation is creating chaos across the globe. It’s affecting elections in the United States and India, and fueling protests in Sudan. But how does fake news spread? One common theory posits that fake news spreads from person to person on social media, which prevents reputable media organizations  Continue Reading »

DH Projects at the National Council on Public History

  Katie and Megan Woods recently graduated with their Master of Arts in History with a Concentration in Public History. They also obtained a Certificate in Digital Humanities with their project From Grateful Friends (a screenshot from the project is above). Their travel to the National Council on Public History’s 2019 annual meeting was partially  Continue Reading »

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