Antitrust suits against Google for its advertising practices center on the technology for buying and selling online ads. A computer scientist explains how these ad networks work.
What’s the connection between #EatWithMe videos and mukbang? And what are we to make of claims they could help people overcome a fear of eating?
During this time of disruption and transformation, surveys like the Digital News Report contribute to our understanding of professional news sources from the public’s point of view.
Most Russians get their news from government-controlled television. But those who look to Telegram, an online platform, are more likely to have views that break from the official position.
A combination of volume, technology and financial need has opened the door to sleazy and dangerous advertisements on reputable websites.
It only took a relatively small number of Twitter accounts to get hashtags #DictatorDan and #DanLiedPeopleDied trending. And “bots” weren’t really a part of the story.
The adoption of mobile journalism by Indonesian media is still immature due to limited human resources and poor access to the technology.
There is heavy social media use among both the most lonely and least lonely people. So what exactly is the relationship between social media use and loneliness?
Media Files: ACCC seeks to clip wings of tech giants like Facebook and Google but international effort is required.
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In Dickens' era, international copyright law developed from a worldwide effort to deal with a global problem. Is it time to tackle tech giants the same way? A journalist and a media owner explain.
People fall for fake photos regardless of whether they seem to come from Facebook or The New York Times. What actually helps?
Canadians have relatively high trust in their media compared to other countries, but that doesn’t translate into a willingness to pay for online news.
Effective communication strategies will be crucial if scientists want to counter the worrying anti-vaccination trend.
Academic research highlights the dangers – personal and societal – of giving too much time and attention to social media.
Now with more unicorns than fintech, could it be showtime for mediatech?
A new survey reveals that while most young Australians get news from online sources, they lack the skills to distinguish fake news.
New research shows that Australians from diverse backgrounds are turning away from traditional media and heading online, a trend that has great significance for media companies.
Wikipedia has earned our trust. Now its founder proposes an innovative assault on fake news with Wikitribune.
As a second independence referendum beckons, a counterweight to the unionist-leaning press is hugely important to the Yes side.
Researchers have found that today’s students, despite being ‘digital natives,’ have a hard time distinguishing what is real and what is fake online. Metaliteracy might provide the answers.
Trump has given extremists a high-profile stage, but in the process exposed them to the disinfecting sunlight.