The second half of the twentieth century has famously been identified as ushering in the dawn of the information age. But the capacity of information to shape social relationships and political imperatives isn’t new. From ideas about an informed citizenry and the fourth estate, to revelations about the power of data and the reach of surveillance, the nature of information is rarely neutral and its deployment often has dramatic implications. The Carsey-Wolf Center’s research on media and information explores the ways in which information technology, journalism, and data shape our world.
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