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Canadians' media-consumption habits lead to misinformation, study finds

Published: 23Sep2019

August 7, 2019 | Canadians aren’t as divided into partisan echo chambers as social media would suggest, but a heavy news diet doesn't guarantee you'll be informed, a new study has found....

Reddit AMA with Kevin Newman and Taylor Owen

13Sep201913:00
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Join Digital Democracy Project lead Taylor Owen and /maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public outreach Public lectures

Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge Winners Announced

Published: 15Aug2019

The Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge has awarded 18 Research Awards ranging from $3,000 to $75,000 to research teams from Canada and abroad. The Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge is a...

Canadians' media-consumption habits lead to misinformation | National Observer

Published: 8Aug2019

August 7, 2019 | A report published by the Digital Democracy Project suggests that overall misinformation levels in Canada are low. However, certain trends in media consumption put news consumers...

People with strong partisan views get more facts wrong on a current events test: survey | Global News

Published: 8Aug2019

August 8, 2019 | A survey launched by the Digital Democracy Project found that most Canadians across the political spectrum got a common set of facts from an array of mainstream media outlets. The...

Canadians who hold strong links to political parties more likely to be misinformed about politics | The Star

Published: 8Aug2019

August 8, 2019 | The Digital Democracy Project, an initiative of Max Bell School of Public Policy in collaboration with the Public Policy Forum, analyzes the increasing amounts of disinformation...

News that's safe to use: Researchers aim to track information during campaign | CBC News

Published: 8Aug2019

August 8, 2019 | In an age where information is increasingly scrutinized yet more easily diffusable than ever, Canadians might be more misinformed than disinformed. New findings from the Digital...

Digital Ecosystem Research Challenge Launched ahead of 2019 Election

Published: 10Jul2019

Dr. Taylor Owen, holder of the Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications received, with Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (University of Ottawa), a Canada History Fund grant to run the Digital...

Remarks by Taylor Owen: International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy

Published: 28May2019

Remarks by Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communication and Associate Professor in the Max Bell School of Public Policy at McGill University...

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