Scholars at the School of Communication and Information take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans the fields of information science, library studies, communication, journalism and media studies.
Independence Public Media Foundation Announces Grants to the MIC Center and the Media Mobilizing Project
The grants will support the work of Associate Professor Todd Wolfson, who is co-founder and co-director of the Media, Inequality & Change Center (MIC) and a member of the MMP's Board of Directors.
MCM Director Richard Dool Publishes new book, “12 Months of Leadership Insights: A Compendium of Leadership Lessons from 40 Leaders”
By researching and analyzing the leadership insights and practices of proven global leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Indra Nooyi, Abraham Lincoln, Jack Ma, Golda Meir, Bill Gates, and Sara Blakely to name a few; Dool aims to provide readers with insights to enhance their leadership skills.
SC&I's Dean for Research Mark Aakhus and Distinguished Professor of Communication Brent Ruben spoke about their international research initiatives at this event, which was hosted by Rutgers Global.
In his new book, Professor John Pavlik “argues that a new form of mediated communication has emerged: experiential news.” Read Pavlik’s Q&A with journalist Youran Wang of the Social Sciences in China Press.
Researchers analyze how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and ‘cheating the system.'
SC&I Students and faculty will converge in Baltimore from Nov. 14-17 to present and discuss their research and findings in the field of communication.
The New Community Design for Health and Wellness Interdisciplinary Research Group Funds 14 Innovative Projects at Rutgers
SC&I’s Mark Aakhus and Sarah Allred of the Walter Rand Institute at Rutgers Camden, CDHW-IRG’s co-PIs, have awarded 14 seed grants to Rutgers researchers who are designing innovative solutions to help communities achieve improved health and wellness outcomes for their residents.
The New Jersey Communication Association annual conference, to be hosted on March 28, 2020 by SC&I at Rutgers, is accepting early papers.
SC&I faculty members Lauren Feldman and Vivek Singh have received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for their project, “Fair and Accurate Information Quality Assessment Algorithms.” They will study algorithms that are used to assess the quality of information online and share their findings widely.
Research finds that media trust is heavily influenced by the views of others – and, in the online world, negative voices are more influential