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Paul Resnick

Paul Resnick

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

Biography

Education

Bachelors in math, University of Michigan, 1985

PhD in computer science, MIT, 1992

News

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Need to settle old scores shows up in iffy social media content during pandemic, election

Social media content spread by "iffy" news sources during the height of the pandemic and election shows a proliferation of "axe-grinding" stories with an extremely conservative political bent.

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Social media bans, restrictions have mixed impact on potential misinformation following Capitol riot

The amount of potential misinformation was impacted on at least one social media platform following actions to suspend or shut down thousands of accounts following the Capitol riot Jan. 6.

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