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School of Media and Public Affairs professor elected anthropological fellow

School of Media and Public Affairs professor Kerric Harvey was elected a fellow of the United Kingdom’s Royal Anthropological Institute for her research on the anthropology of the Internet. Harvey’s research examines the effect of new media on society and politics, particularly with the concept of dramatic conflict transformation, in which people use role-playing and […]

Professor warns of social media use at Last Lecture

Mind your “digital brand,” one communications professor charged students Tuesday night at an installment of the Last Lecture Series. Professor Scott Talan said your brand is essentially your online reputation, and represents both your personal and workplace life. He said protecting that image goes beyond untagging inappropriate pictures of yourself on Facebook. “If you represent […]

Jack Anderson files added to Gelman

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume paid tribute to the late Nixon-era investigative reporter Jack Anderson Tuesday, as Anderson’s files and notes were added to official archives in Gelman Library. Colleagues, friends and longtime admirers of Anderson joined Hume to remember the “last of the old-fashioned muckrakers,” as School of Media and Public Affairs […]