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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.

Television Programming for Children Reveals Systematic Gender Inequality, According to New Rutgers Study

SC&I’s Dafna Lemish and her co-author Colleen Russo Johnson from Ryerson University, who found systematic gender inequality in both the television programming children watch, and behind the scenes in the male-dominated television industry as well, call attention to the children’s TV industry and encourage change.

The Intercept, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Naomi Klein Present “A Message From the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” an Animated Film Focused on the Green New Deal and Featuring Exclusive Art by Illustrator Molly Crabapple

The Intercept, together with U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein (“The Shock Doctrine”) are proud to present “A Message from the Future with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,” a 7-minute animated film featuring art by award-winning illustrator Molly Crabapple (“Brothers of the Gun”), co-written by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Avi Lewis (“This Changes Everything”) and co-directed by Kim Boekbinder and Jim Batt. The film is narrated by Ocasio-Cortez.

Itzhak Yanovitzky Receives Grant for Research Aimed at Increasing Access to Depression Screening and Treatment for Adolescents

The grant, from the William T. Grant Foundation, will support Yanovitzky’s collaborative project intended to stimulate greater engagement of policymakers in New Jersey and beyond with research that can support sound policies that will increase access to depression screening for all adolescents and connect them with adequate treatment as necessary.