Art

Review: Short films by students lack emotional prowess of great cinematic productions

Films presented at Wisconsin Film Festival bare resemblance to social media and modern media trends, contributing to weaker emotional responses from audiences

State of Wisconsin

Fact or Fiction: Worsening misinformation spread poses dangerous implications for society

While misinformation has existed throughout history, the evolving media landscape leaves people susceptible to misinformation like never before

Science News

UW researcher goes viral with astrobiology TikToks

Lena Vincent began making TikToks this past summer, now has over 200,000 followers

Science News

Exploring the connection between scientific disagreement, public engagement

UW professor releases paper studying how disagreement, uncertainty drive away non-scientific audiences

UW-Madison Campus

Amigo app launched on UW campus to connect students

'A lot of existing social media apps are meant for maintaining existing friendships, not creating new ones,' Amigo co-founder says

Banter

An honest review of TikTok workout “12, 3, 30”

TikTok has plenty of teaching moments, and refusing to be afraid of the treadmill is one of them

Column

Social media monopoly on news consumption calls for increased government regulation for accuracy

With majority of young Americans looking to social media for news, information must be authenticated

ArtsEtc

How COVID-19 is changing our era with quarantine online culture

Social media, content platforms have adapted to entertain us during outbreak

UW-Madison Campus

UW researchers create survey to understand community beliefs, behaviors amid COVID-19 pandemic

Lack of physical distancing leads to push for social media campaign

UW-Madison Campus

International human rights, technology expert lectures on dangers of disinformation

'Stop saying fake news... fake doesn’t begin to describe the complexity of this behavior,' expert says

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