Congratulations to our own Dror Walter, grad students Ayse Lokmanoglu and Meredith Pruden, and all the other winners of Facebook Research’s phase two content policy research awards! Well done! For more information and to see the other winning proposals, go to https://research.fb.com/blog/2019/09/announcing-the-winners-of-phase-two-content-policy-research-awards/.
Dr. Mia Bloom weighs in on the subject of women and Jihad in her published article, “Rise of the ‘revolutionary womb’: Behind the sinister cult of female extremists recruiting British jihadis”.
Dr. Maria Repnikova weighs in on what Washington should–and shouldn’t–learn from Bejing’s example in her most recently published article.
In the face of overwhelming evidence that fake news has permeated our newsfeeds, politics, and lives, observers, politicians, and the public seem to have hit on more and better government regulations of media companies and… more »
ABSTRACT Communication researchers have deplored the absence of theory-driven criteria of argument quality in persuasion. Probabilistic Persuasion Theory (PPT) aims to offer theoretical criteria which define the quality of arguments, a priori. Past experimental research tested the validity and distinctiveness of cues as argument quality criteria. Drawing on semantic network theory, the present research introduces… more »
Professor Maria Repnikova has been awarded a 2018 research fellowship from the Social Science Research Council’s InterAsia Program Transregional Junior Scholar Fellowships program, which is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Hers was one of 14 awarded (out of 134 applications).
Congratulations, Dr. Repnikova!!
“Since 2012, the SSRC has offered a Transregional Research Fellowship program… more »
The Center for Global Information Studies hosted its second fall semester panel on Oct. 11 and welcomed more than 80 guests to hear journalism experts discuss “Practicing Journalism in the Age of Fake News.” Moderated by Maria Repnikova, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Georgia State and director of CGIS, the panel considered… more »
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GSU Comm professor, Dr. Mia Bloom, interviews with CNN and shows how women are used by terrorists to recruit, reward, and retain make foreign fighters. Click here to see the article.
Dr. Repnikova is a scholar of global communication, with a comparative focus on China and Russia. Her research examines the processes of political resistance and persuasion in illiberal political contexts, drawing on… more »
Congratulations to Dr. Mia Bloom for the publication of her research on IS terrorist methods of weaponizing children. Her work was just featured in “The Conversation”, an independent news source aiming to rebuild trust in journalism by delivering high quality, authenticated and explanatory research directly to the public. Click here to read her article.
We also recognize… more »