Through multidisciplinary research, this Tiger sought to understand the role of Russian propaganda in political discourse. Most recently, he made national headlines when he and his colleague, Darren Linvill, shed light on Russian propaganda campaigns carried through social media.
This Tiger’s research has not only benefited the field of communication, but American politics in general. He and his colleague, Patrick Warren, are studying the impact Russian troll accounts had on the 2016 presidential election and continue to have on politics. Their work has been highly successful, even being featured in congressional hearings pertaining to […]
Technology-induced sicknesses fall under the umbrella of what Travers Scott calls “technopathologies,” which are conditions in which technologies are perceived to have caused or worsened mental and physical illnesses. Scott, a Clemson communication faculty member, has just published a new book, “Pathology and Technology: Killer Apps & Sick Users,” which explores these ideas.
Darren Linvill has earned an unusual moniker over the last eight months. He’s spent so much time studying the habits of those that would abuse Twitter to subvert political discourse, his colleagues in Clemson’s communication department now call him “the troll whisperer.” Linvill and College of Business faculty member Patrick Warren have spent months studying […]
Word is that the University of South Carolina is getting a “Carolina Command Center” up and running, which sounds a great deal like something in our own Daniel Hall. They’ve even made plans and crafted a video message to potential supporters to surpass Clemson’s own social media listening center. Joseph Mazer, associate professor of communication and […]
New research exploring media coverage of a Russian doping scandal reveals how extensive reporting might have motivated cyberattacks aimed at affecting the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The research, published in Communication and Sport, examines journalistic and political fallout resulting from coverage of a scandal that tarnished Russia’s reputation in international sport.
Telling Clemson's story through social media. It sounds easy, but there's detailed planning behind the scenes.
Clemson’s communication department is adding two lecturers this fall, one from the ranks of local TV news and the other from inside the university’s own executive leadership team. Nigel Robertson, an anchor and reporter for WYFF News 4, will teach a course on social media platforms and their impact, while Mark Land, Clemson’s vice president […]
You’ve seen them on campus, shouldering cameras and backdrops, gripping microphones. They’re at athletic events and commencement, they’re in classrooms and labs and on the lawns, they’re everywhere, but always behind a lens.
This Tiger is an expert in communications, collaboration and engagement.
This super husband and father has made a super impact on Clemson's athletics digital media efforts.
A Clemson research study has revealed that closer monitoring of social media during active shooter incidents in U.S. pre-kindergarten through high schools is necessary to prevent the rapid spread of false information. This key finding by researchers from Clemson University and Western Kentucky University has just been published in Computers in Human Behavior.
Placing less reliance on monitoring software and modifying new media training to align with student-athletes’ habits and input will promote more positive and responsible usage on social networks. This is the key finding by researchers from Clemson University, Baylor University and University of Florida, and published in the International Journal of Sport Communication.
Clemson University business students have teamed up with Guy Harvey, the man behind both Guy Harvey Inc. and the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) to understand how social media can be used to tackle problems related to ocean wildlife conservation.
Clemson University communication studies students launched a new blog, Pawlitics, to highlight their partnership with WYFF News 4, the Greenville-based NBC affiliate. Using Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC), students are tracking social media activity surrounding the midterm election, including races in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia.