Research News

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.

David Greenberg Named a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow

On April 5, 2023 The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation announced the recipients of its 2023 Guggenheim Fellowships, and named Professor of Journalism and Media Studies and of History David Greenberg a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow. Greenberg is the sole 2023 Guggenheim Fellow in Biography.

What Does Trump’s Indictment Mean for Politics?

News of Donald Trump’s indictment by a New York grand jury for his role in covering up hush money paid to adult film actress Stormy Daniels sent shock waves across the country Thursday.

Scholars Examine and Advance Ethnography at Rutgers

DEWG’s Co-Chair, SC&I Associate Professor of Communication Jeff Lane, explains the mission of a group of faculty members and students from Rutgers and beyond who are working together through DEWG to advance methods of collecting research data from many kinds of populations, even those living in communities considered to be sensitive, vulnerable, or hard to reach.

“Inclusive Discovery” Is the Theme of SC&I’s 2023 Annual Scholarly Incubator

The aim of this year’s incubator, hosted by and for the school’s scholarly community, was “to explore the connections among DEI&A and the digitalization of life and living for the conduct of inclusive discovery in SC&I’s research and pedagogy, especially as it relates to insights and innovations in the methodologies and methods SC&I uses and teaches.”

"Ever Wonder Why Brits Sound So Smart? Right!"

According to a new Rutgers study, British and American English speakers use the word “right” differently in everyday conversation. Understanding this difference can lead to a deeper understanding of both language and culture.