Prof. Tero Karppi research on influential role that media play in everyday lives

27 Nov 2018 - 11:25am
Prof. Tero Karppi

“I look at how [Facebook] keeps users engaged and how it appeals to their emotions and affect.”

Prof. Tero Karppi featured in UTM News

ICCIT Internships – a Look Back and a Look Forward

19 Nov 2018 - 1:17pm

As we wrap up the Fall 2018 semester, the Institute is happy to report that CCT410 and WRI410 have just set a new record by having a total of 35 students successfully complete internships in exchange for course credit. The internship courses, which have been around since 2004, have been seeing consistent and exceptional growth in terms of both student enrollment as well as employer engagement. Looking ahead to January 2019, there are approximately 50 more students signed up for the next offering of these courses.

Prof. Tero Karppi featured in UTM News

2 Oct 2018 - 4:15pm
Disconnect By Tero book cover

His new book, Disconnect: Facebook’s Affective Bonds, explores what happens when users try to deactivate their Facebook accounts. The book will be published by the University of Minnesota Press on Oct. 16. Read more

Is Democracy At Risk With Fake News?

28 Jul 2018 - 2:38pm
Prof. Brett Caraway's screenshot from the interview with CTV News

Prof. Brett Caraway on CTV News Channel discussing U.K. report on recommendations to combat fake news on the Internet.


Professor Brett Caraway in a live interview with CTV

14 Jul 2018 - 2:43pm
Prof. Caraway's screenshot from the live interview

ICCIT Prof. Brett Caraway appeared on CTV News Channel over the weekend to comment on Facebook’s new policy for fake news