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May 4, 2018

Pressing ‘Play’ on NewsFrames

As our earlier post shared, we will need to pause overall starting in June as we consider the NewsFrames project moving forward. But we do have ideas about the future. Here are some ideas of ours to get the ball rolling.

Pressing ‘Pause’ on NewsFrames

As we pause the NewsFrames project, the team takes a moment to reflect upon the past year and a half.

January 5, 2018

Framespotting with Media Cloud

Researchers at MIT's Media Cloud project unpack their perspectives on media framing.

December 14, 2017

Framespotting with Carlos Múñiz from the Political Communication Laboratory

Those who follow the news are used to seeing spin around political scandals. Many audiences now recognize when media or political actors spin the news to distract the public’s attention. Can audiences also learn to recognize the strategic use of political framing?

October 18, 2017

Framespotting with Emily May of Hollaback!

In the wake of allegations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, and the trending social media #MeToo campaign, the themes of sexual violence and harassment have been prominent in US and UK news. We asked Emily May, the co-founder and executive director of Hollaback!, to talk to us about the framing around harassment.

October 5, 2017

Framespotting with Amy Zhang of MIT CSAIL

How do our moral values underpin our narratives, or frame our stories? We spoke with Amy Zhang, a member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL), to learn more about moral framing.

September 22, 2017

Framespotting with Talk Decoded

How does the way we frame news intersect with the world of politics? To learn more, we talked to the team behind Talk Decoded, a blog about the power of language in politics.