Fact, Fiction and the Newsfeed
Part of the 2018 University of Notre Dame Shamrock Series, this expert panel discussion will look at how social media services put together individuals’ newsfeeds, how news ranking systems can be manipulated, and other topics related to the crowd-sourced curation of news. Speakers include Katherine Corcoran, former Hewlett Fellow at the Kellogg Institute and Notre Dame associate director of international media relations; Patrick Flynn, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering; Tim Weninger, assistant professor of computer science and engineering; Anne Thompson from NBC Universal; and Cong Yu from Google Research.
Co-presented with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Katherine Corcoran is a former Associated Press journalist and the 2017-2018 Hewlett Fellow for Public Policy at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. Currently she holds the position of associate director for International Media Relations in the Office of Public Affairs and Communication at the University of Notre Dame...