In the age of social media and online self-promotion, being the subject of a moral panic can not only be a source of pride, but also an inducement to offend.
Unrestricted access to information is vital to a vibrant democracy.But if this information is inaccurate, biased or falsified, the fundamental freedom of informed choice is denied.
The issues of accessibility, communication and connection are especially relevant when it comes to understanding why so many people vent their spleen on social media.
`Militancy' in Kashmir has taken on significantly changed dimensions, described best not by the armed struggle of a few, but by the unarmed, highly discursive resistance over new spaces of protest.
Social media is a great way to to share tips, knowledge and expertise - including about how to reduce the environmental footprint of your home.
What research says about why debates about faith get so heated online.
Since the 19th century academic librarians have helped students navigate the complex world of information. In today's unpredictable information environment, how might they rethink their role?
Many parents love sharing photos of their children on social media. But they should stop and think about how it might affect their children, now and in the future.
Where do we go from here? After a dramatic year, we look ahead to some key economic and political trends that will influence our lives over the next 12 months.
Kenya's medical workers have downed tools, demanding the implementation of a collective bargaining agreement signed in 2013.
Images of attractive celebrities, friends and acquaintances on social media affect women's body image and mood, new research shows. But what can we do about it?
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
Bringing back the diminished tradition of eating lunch together may be the solution.
Long before smartphones filmed the stiffened appendages of people seeking internet fame, striking a pose was a popular form of entertainment in Victorian England.
Researcher who has studied online news for 20 years says people fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources.
Plus-size models are in vogue – and it's about time, too.
Social media communication like Twitter can influence investor decisions in an unequal way and whether the company intends it or not, research finds.
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.
Research shows the lack of diverse political views on your Facebook feed is more down to self-censorship than any algorithm.
We seem prepared to share our opinions on almost any subject today thanks to social media and other mass communication. But who is really listening?