Why are state governments starting to ban TikTok?

January 17, 2023 Bob Sullivan 0

North Carolina recently joined a growing list of states – more than 20 now — that have banned social media app TikTok from government-issued devices.  Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order after two state legislators threatened to pass a law enacting such a ban. Duke University professor Ken Rogerson, [Keep reading]

Podcast: The problem with ‘Do your own research’

November 7, 2022 Bob Sullivan 0

“Do your own research” sounds like a harmless — unassailable? — suggestion. It’s more complicated than that, says today’s guest, UNC professor Francesa Tripodi, author of the new book The Propagandists’ Playbook. In this episode of Debugger in 10, Tripodi discusses the IKEA Effect in research, why Googling is more [Keep reading]

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