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McCall MacBain Scholarships & Max Bell School's MPP: Information Session

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Are you ready to challenge yourself, learn from others, and make a positive impact?Online Webinar, CA/maxbellschoolCategory: Financial Services Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Public outreach

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...

Can an ad boycott fix Facebook's hate speech problem? | CBC News

Published: 8Jul2020

July 6, 2020 | Over 800 companies are pulling their ads from Facebook in response to the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, led by civil rights groups who want to remove hate speech from the platform....

Three rules for post-pandemic corporate rescues | Financial Post

Published: 5Jun2020

June 3, 2020 | Given the early-warning signal from bank earnings last week, we should be expecting a wave of business failures in the months ahead, and demands for taxpayer assistance will soon...

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...

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...

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...

Federal election easy prey for social media manipulators, experts warn | CBC News

Published: 26Jun2019

JUNE 24, 2019 | Taylor Owen, an expert in the political impact of digital technologies, warns that the social media infrastructure is to blame for the spread of fake news and political interference...

Taylor Owen cited in article about Facebook leak | CBC

Published: 18Mar2019

Documents leaked to UK journalists reveals a global lobbying operation carried out by Facebook targeting legislators around the world, including in countries like the U.K., United States, Canada,...

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