The scientific committee of this small, informal workshop invites submissions of high quality empirical or theoretical research on the role of media and technology in determining the information, beliefs and behavior of individuals in today’s society. Possible topics include:
- Production, consumption and absorption of information
- The effect of digital and traditional media on politics and society
- Biased reporting, fake news, fact checking, journalistic independence, media capture
- Media policy, media funding, regulation of social media and digital platforms, media concentration
- The formation of political and societal beliefs and opinions
- The effect of innovation in media and/or communication technology on all of the above
- Maria Petrova, Universitat Pompeu Fabra and CEPR
- Markus Prior, Princeton University
Julia Cagé (Sciences Po and CEPR), Ruben Durante (Pompeu Fabra and CEPR), Matt Gentzkow (Stanford), Alexey Makarin (EIEF and CEPR), Maria Petrova (Pompeu Fabra and CEPR), Andrea Prat (Columbia and CEPR), Markus Prior (Princeton), Jim Snyder (Harvard), David Yanagizawa-Drott (university of Zurich and CEPR)
Stefano Gagliarducci (University of Rome Tor Vergata and EIEF), Alexey Makarin (EIEF and CEPR), Francesco Sobbrio (University of Rome Tor Vergata)
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The deadline for submission of papers is 6PM Coordinated Universal Time (or GMT) on Friday 10 December 2021.