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Study finds only about half of AI-generated ads are labeled as such

A study by Assistant Professor Vaibhav Diwanji analyzed more than 1,000 AI-generated ads from across the web and found that they are only labeled as ads about half the time — and that they intentionally appeal to consumers in positive ways to influence them.

Students felt more engaged by augmented reality but learned less than those viewing video, study finds

A study by Associate Professor Mugur Geana found that an augmented reality lesson scored highly among users, who reported that they felt more engaged with the content than from a video lesson. However, objective data showed that those who interacted with the AR model learned less than those who…

Study analyzes how fact-checkers from four different countries assess climate-change claims

Researchers analyzed how fact-checkers in four countries practice the craft in relation to the issue of climate change. They found that fact-checkers have different approaches and suggest the most effective tactic is to provide accurate, reliable and easy to understand information to the public.

KU team publishes guide to reach overlooked populations in COVID-19 communications

A KU project turned to trusted community leaders across the state to deliver accurate, accessible and culturally appropriate multimedia messages on COVID-19 for racial and ethnic minority populations. KU researchers have now published a step-by-step guide for others to replicate the project.

Kevin Merida to receive William Allen White Foundation National Citation

Kevin Merida, executive editor of the Los Angeles Times, has been selected to receive the 2023 William Allen White Foundation National Citation. The award has been given by the William Allen White Foundation since 1950 to recognize individuals for outstanding journalistic service.

J-School alumni to be inducted in Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame

Three William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications are part of the inaugural class being inducted into the Kansas Press Association’s Kansas Photojournalism Hall of Fame.

J-School student named National Veterans Leadership Foundation Fellow

The National Veterans Leadership Foundation recently announced that J-School student Aurora Turner has been selected as one of 16 students from across the country to serve as a 2023 Foundation Fellow.

Q&A with Angie Hendershot, KU Edwards Teaching Excellence Award winner

Professor of the Practice Angie Hendershot, recipient of the 2022-2023 KU Edwards Campus Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, was one of the first graduates of KU’s Integrated Marketing Communications program, and now she is teaching students who are following in her footsteps.

J-School professor featured in Wellness in Our Democracy lecture series

A new series this fall featuring Patricia Weems Gaston, Lacy C. Haynes professor of journalism, asks important questions about the threats that our democracy is facing, while pairing these challenges with a consideration of care.

Remembering photojournalist Alan Hagman

The William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications is displaying an exhibit of late photojournalist Alan Hagman’s photos in Stauffer-Flint Hall, and Hagman's family has established a J-School scholarship.

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