Research and Creative Activity

Research and Creative Activity

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Our faculty are on the cutting edge of journalism and mass communications. Combining leading research and creative activity with deep professional expertise, we seek to support, inform and shape the future of media and communication.

Areas of Expertise

Public Insight Lab

The Public Insight Lab conducts social media research with collaborators across campuses and the community to power insights that inform action, fueled by cutting edge software and the skills of our faculty, students and affiliates.

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Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational research

The Consortium for Health Promotion and Translational Research (CHPTR) is an impetus for funded research in strategic campaigns and translational sciences in science, technology, engineering, math and health.

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Research News

Jessica Walsh, assistant professor of journalism
Walsh launches Nebraska News Map project Monday, February 26, 2024 - 11:45am

Jessica Walsh, an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, received funding to support her research project, “Nebraska News Map: Understanding local news access and community news needs.”

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Jemalyn Griffin, assistant professor of practice; Changmin Yan, associate professor

Advertising and public relations faculty members at the College of Journalism and Mass Communications Jemalyn Griffin, assistant professor of practice, and Changmin Yan, associate professor, are co-principal investigators on the Grand Challenges Catalyst Award project "Inspiring Outcomes for Children through Equitable Early Childhood Education Experiences."

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Advancements in artificial intelligence, or AI, raise the likely transformation of our democratic systems. AI-driven tools may potentially help in election administration, but AI’s vast power to rapidly synthesize, regenerate, and spread content in the form of disinformation risks new dangers to democracy, including election integrity.

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