Researchers are using artificial intelligence to develop a comprehensive picture of how people communicate about politics, and how those conversations are shaped by media, social networks and personal interactions.
A UW–Madison professor's research examines how emoji are used to convey meaning and emotion in written communications, especially on social media. Her favorite? The eye roll.
Justin Gillis twice traveled to Antarctica to chronicle ice sheets in danger of collapsing, covered the conference that created the Paris climate accord and was the principal author of the New York Times climate-solutions series “The Big Fix.”
Muir is known as a tough and principled reporter whose exclusive interviews generate global headlines — a “Gen X Walter Cronkite,” as Vanity Fair magazine put it.
Three experts will engage with the public and foster understanding of the ethical decisions journalists and policymakers face.
You might think having his first book land on Mark Zuckerberg’s bedside table would be recognition enough for a career science writer, but impressing Facebook’s founder is just one of his many accomplishments.
Author and former radio talk show host Charlie Sykes will visit UW–Madison as part of the Wisconsin Writer in Residence program.
Vance will spend a week on the UW–Madison campus, staring April 3, working with students, faculty and staff interested in science communication and science journalism.
The six projects nominated for the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics combined aggressive reporting on important issues with care for the consequences of that reporting.
The rise of fake news has dominated the world of politics recently, but fake news is not at all new in the world of science, says life sciences communication Professor Dominique Brossard.
Drake’s work spans the sciences. She has written about subjects as diverse as giant spiders and human ancestry, although much of her work focuses on astronomy and space science.
With the presidential election less than two months away, it can be easy to forget that Donald Trump was once considered a long shot. Key…
“The industry faces many pressures, yet the journalism itself has never been stronger,” Culver says.
Alexandra "Alex" Witze, a contributing correspondent for Nature and Science News magazines, will be on campus for a week beginning April 18.
Numerous experts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison are available to help reporters covering the results of the April 5 primary.
“He was his own man,” says friend and colleague Donald Downs. “Isn’t that what a college education is supposed to instill?”