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Paul Resnick

Michael D Cohen Collegiate Professor of Information, Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Affairs and Professor of Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/647-9458
Office: School of Information/4321 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes



Bachelors in math, University of Michigan, 1985

PhD in computer science, MIT, 1992


Paul Resnick
How social media usage and online navigation change during a crisis

Paul Resnick joins the Michigan Minds podcast for a discussion about the types of news sources that social media users engage with during a time of crisis.

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"UMSI researchers are leading the creation of a new web-based tool for fighting misinformation." WiseDex logo in a circle.
Web-based tool WiseDex combats the spread of misinformation online

Identifying misinformation on social media platforms is difficult. UMSI researchers led a collaborative effort to create WebDex, a tool that identifies misinformation faster, more consistently, and more comprehensively.

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