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.

One-Third of Americans Distrust Election Result, National Survey Finds

A significant minority of Americans lack confidence in the outcome of the 2020 presidential election with more than one-third – primarily Republicans and Trump voters – not believing that the election results were fair, according to a nationwide survey by researchers from Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Northeastern, Harvard and Northwestern universities.

The Mission of Journalism: The Pursuit of Truth

The mission of journalism, Professor John Pavlik says, is the pursuit of truth and thereby hold the powerful accountable for their actions in every civil society. In a newly published paper Pavlik outlines ten core principles journalism educators and practitioners can follow to ensure success in the rapidly changing media industry.

ITI Students Help Launch New COVID-19 Detection App: HLTH I.D

Two Information Technology and Informatics students and one ITI alumnus are helping to bring an innovative COVID-19 detection app, with an underlying operating system designed to maintain both the user’s privacy and data ownership, to market.