Illinois professor maps how to limit misinformation on Facebook

URBANA – Lawmakers can’t effectively control misinformation on Facebook. What they can do is limit the reach of the social media giant. That’s the perspective of University of Illinois journalism professor Nikki Usher. Usher studies journalism, social media, and misinformation. “The biggest ways that we can get at Facebook that I see as most politically […]

U Of I Professor Makes Case For ‘The College Experience’

College students across the country have tried to adapt to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has greatly affected their college experience. Masha Gessen wrote a piece for The New Yorker this week about higher education during the pandemic titled, “How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Shattered the Myth of College in America.” That piece […]