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UIC Assistant Professor Kishonna Gray on WFSU Radio

WFSU Radio, the public media outlet of Tallahassee and Panama City, Florida, talks to Kishonna Gray, UIC assistant professor of communication and gender and women’s studies, about allegations of sexual assault and harassment…

UIC Associate Professor, Adrienne Massanari quoted in WSJ

The Wall Street Journal quotes Adrienne Massanari, UIC associate professor of communication, in an article about Reddit taking down nearly 2,000 forums for rules violations, including a popular subreddit group for supporters of…

UIC Adjunct Lecturer Walter Podrazik on WGN Radio

Walter Podrazik, television historian and UIC adjunct lecturer in communication, recently joined WGN Radio’s Dave Plier for a discussion about dads from television shows and how the portrayal of fathers on TV has…

Professor Zizi Papacharissi interviewed by L'Express

Zizi Papacharissi, UIC professor and head of communication and professor of political science, was recently interviewed by L’Express, a French weekly news magazine, about Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s use of humor during the COVID-19…

Professor Zizi Papacharissi interviewed on Chicago Tonight

Zizi Papacharissi, Professor and Head of Communication, previewed the State of the Union address President Donald Trump delivered on Tuesday Feb 4th 2020 for  WTTW’s (PBS affiliate) Chicago Tonight. https://news.wttw.com/2020/02/04/trump-faces-accusers-what-watch-during-his-big-speech

Associate Professor Adrienne Massanari quoted in Mosaic

Associate Professor Adrienne Massanari is quoted in a piece for the Wellcome Trust’s (UK) Mosaic magazine called “Why do holes horrify me?” about trypophobia and other phenomena like ASMR that are predominately spread…

Kishonna Gray featured on podcast

So everything is broken: What do we do to fix the world we love? https://simplecast.com/s/9cb862c7 EPISODE NOTES So everything is broken: What do we do to fix the world we love? Dr. Kishonna…

Associate Professor Sharon Meraz's work on Fake News

Poynter’s morning round up offers brief previews of several paper presentations scheduled for this weekend’s American Political Science Association’s annual meeting, including one from Sharon Meraz, UIC associate professor of communication. Meraz’s paper…

Jenny Korn joins new class of Harvard's Berkman Center Fellows

Congratulations to Jenny Korn, for joining the new class of Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University Fellows. As Fellow, Jenny will  primarily work in Cambridge, Massachusetts, alongside Berkman Klein…

In a Q&A with ChicagoInno.com, Adrienne Massanari,

UIC assistant professor of communication, discusses how her Google Doc on the technology and implications involved with the Pokémon Go app became a crowdsourced syllabus.

The Associated Press quotes Steve Jones

The Associated Press quotes Steve Jones, UIC distinguished professor of communication, in an article about a French appeals court ruling against Facebook, which is being sued by user who posted a photo of…