The manner by which information travels on social media tends to corrode its accuracy. In today's Academic Minute, the University of North Carolina's Brian Southwell discusses the disparity of shared information on the Internet. Southwell is director of the Science in the Public Sphere Program in the Center for Communication Science at RTI International and research professor (of mass communication) and adjunct associate professor of health behavior at UNC-Chapel Hill. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.
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