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.

Two Years Since COVID-19: What Have We Learned?

Rutgers Today spoke with some of the university’s experts in health care, environmental science and engineering, education, labor and business to discuss what we have learned since the onset of COVID-19 and what we might expect in the future.

Sanctioned Online Communities May Become More Radicalized, New Study Finds

New research by Assistant Professor Shagun Jhaver suggests users of toxic online communities on social media platforms that are sanctioned for their dangerous content don’t stop posting, they just move to standalone, non-moderated websites where they can become more toxic and ideologically radical, and thus potentially cause even more harm to society.

Tracing the Rise of Digital Journalism

The transformation of the twentieth century communications system to a digital format and its impact on the public, media organizations, and democracy is the subject of a new book by Professor John Pavlik.