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Civic signals: The qualities of flourishing digital spaces

Talia Stroud

May 12th, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm PDT

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Talia Stroud is a Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism and Director of the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. She is also Co-Director of New Public, an effort to understand how our digital experiences could be better.

In this talk, Stroud will discuss the theory behind the New Public effort and how it challenges us to think differently about digital spaces. She will then review some of the research on qualities of thriving digital spaces.

COMM230X: Digital Civil Society Speaker Series: This series provides a forum for scholars and community-based innovators to present their work, learn from those working on related issues from different disciplinary perspectives, and spark or nurture cross-disciplinary engagement around the big questions that animate the digital civil society Lab. Topics covered this quarter notably include polarization and social media, algorithmic audits, digital rights advocacy in Africa, transnational social movements, philanthropy and racial justice, misinformation and social protest.

This event is open to all members of the Stanford community and requires pre-registration with a stanford.edu email.

Speakers

  • Talia Stroud - Professor of Communication Studies and Journalism and Director of the Center for Media Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin