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Researching the Relationship Between Technology and Borders

Doctoral student Michelle Pfeifer has received a dissertation fieldwork grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The award will support her research into how media technologies are being utilized for border policing and control.

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Charlton McIlwain Looks at Diversity and Inclusion in Computing Industry

A new book by Professor Charlton McIlwain provides a historical look at the challenges of diversity and inclusion in computing industries.

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Addicted to Tech? Professor Natasha Schull Interviewed for PBS

Professor Natasha Schull speaks to RetroReport PBS about how social media addiction can be traced back to theories pioneered by psychologist B.F. Skinner decades ago.

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Violence & The Digital: New Work From Allen Feldman

War and Algorithm looks at the increasing power of algorithms in emerging forms of warfare from the perspectives of critical theory, philosophy, legal studies, and visual studies.

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MA Student Wins Top Graduate Paper

David Williams won the top graduate paper at the annual Communications conference for his piece "Spectacle, Simulation, and Deepfakes."

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A Prize for Bright Signals: A History of Color Television

Bright Signals: A History of Color Television by Professor Susan Murray won the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ 2019 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award.

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Questions about Google: An Interview with Valerie Streit (MA '06)

Valerie Streit (MA '06), a graduate of NYU Steinhardt's media ecology program, talks about her work life at Google.

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Alexander Galloway Named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

Professor Alexander Galloway has been awarded a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship.

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