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Why is Facebook so Hard to Resist?

Thursday, August 3, 2017
Allison Eden, assistant professor of Communication, poses in a computer lab on Thursday June 15, 2017.

Why is social media such a hard habit to break? Because it makes us feel good, said Michigan State University’s Allison Eden, assistant professor in the Department of Communication….

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MSU Produces Videos to Improve Farming in Eastern Africa

Monday, July 24, 2017

Recently Professor of Media and Information Charles Steinfield facilitated a one-day workshop on how to develop and apply learning videos created with input from local communities. The 22 attendees included…

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Doctoral Student Says Nostalgia Could Bolster Health Communication

Monday, July 24, 2017

Syed Ali Hussain, doctoral student in the School of Journalism, is conducting research on understanding the role of nostalgia, the art of persuasion and social influence in the…

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Health Communication Expert Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, July 24, 2017
Shelia Cotton

 Shelia Cotten, professor, Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences, has been named an MSU Foundation Professor for her accomplishments in media and information research. The university awards this title…

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MSU’s Hale Wins Remi Award at International Film Fest

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Troy Hale

Troy Hale, specialist in Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, won a Remi Award from the Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival for his “Missing Moon Rocks”…

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Coursaris Selected to Work with the University of the Aegean

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Constantino Coursaris

Constantinos Coursaris, associate chair for Michigan State University’s Department of Media and Information, was awarded a fellowship by The Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Greece to…

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Public Skeptical of Research If Tied to a Company

Monday, May 8, 2017
John Besley, Aaron McCright, Kevin Elliot and Norbert Kaminski

When it comes to research warning us about the latest health risks or touting the latest cure, a new Michigan State University study indicates that many people won’t…

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Fake News, Filters Not Fooling Internet Users

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
William Dutton

Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren’t swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher. Commissioned and funded by Google, William Dutton,…

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MSU Film on Latin Music to Air on PBS

Friday, April 14, 2017
John Valadez

John Valadez, MSU professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Media and Information and the Film Studies Program, has produced a new documentary on Latin music…

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Most Michiganders Favor Environment Over Economy

Friday, March 3, 2017
Dan Bergan poes on Monday February 27, 2017.

Most Michigan residents would prefer policymakers prioritize the environment over economic growth, finds a new survey by Michigan State University researchers. According to the poll, 59 percent favor…

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