Critical Data Studies

Examining the ideological underpinnings of data practices by combining computational and traditional methods of research.

Social Computing

Understanding how people use computational systems, especially social media, and how technology corporations influence politics and society.

Global Media & Politics

Looking at how differences in media systems and political cultures influence the work of journalists and news organizations, especially in the Global South.

Media Sociology

Investigating how news organizations frame contentious social and political issues, and understanding the cultural and sociological factors that produce these frames.