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NYU in Top 10 for Media Studies

New York University claims the 10th spot in the QS Top Universities ranking of media studies programs worldwide.

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.

At NYU Alliance for Public Interest Technology Launch, Steinhardt Faculty Members Talk Ethics and Accessibility

Steinhardt faculty members presented research at the launch of the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Technology, a new initiative that connects faculty members across NYU who collaborate on projects related to public interest technology.

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