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Latinx and the News Media in the US

To meet the specific information and communication needs of a diverse set of communities, the Spanish-language media landscape is broad and heterogeneous in its patterns of production, distribution, and consumption.

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Still Processing with Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris

Get the inside scoop on "Still Processing" the Webby award-winning podcast from hosts New York Times culture writers Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris.

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War and Algorithm Launch

Join us for the launch of new book co-authored by Allen Feldman.

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Department News

Public Culture Moves to MCC

Public Culture, the international journal of cultural studies, will now be housed at the NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication.

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.

Facebook's Undersea Infrastructure

Nicole Starosielski explains how the social media giant relies on a deep network of submarine cables to keep data circulating.

Disability, Bias, and AI

A paper co-authored by Professor Mara Mills influences Elizabeth Warren's policy platform.

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.

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.

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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