University of Michigan – Over two sequential semesters, Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media explores first the basic fundamentals of the development of knowledge, theories, evidence and the collection of data in both social science and analytic media research. The first course explores the tools offered by both traditions for studying media texts. The second semester of Evaluating Information and Analyzing Media explores the collection and analysis of data in both social science and analytic media research. This course explores the tools available for those studying media audiences and content production.
- It’s not my consensus: Motivated reasoning and the sources of scientific illiteracy
- Negativity and Positivity Biases in Economic News Coverage: Traditional vs. Social Media
- Perceptions of health risks of cigarette smoking: A new measure reveals widespread misunderstanding
- Motivated Reasoning in Perceived Credibility of Public Opinion Polls