In the Media



Fortune (2021). On Tik Tok’s attempts to limit misinformation:

Fortune (2021). On YouTube’s treatment of misinformation:


BBC Radio (2021). A live interview on trust in science and science communication around vaccines. Available as podcast here :


USA Today / Yahoo News (2021). On persuading college students to get vaccinated for COVID-19:

Mother Jones (2021). Interview on the connection between misinformation, the Tea Party, and the 2021 Capitol Riots:

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Insider (2021). On conservative media’s use of #CancelCulture discourse:

Insider / Yahoo! News (2021). On conspiracy theories around the Texas power outage. (also here:

Vice (2021). On conspiracy theories in light of extreme climate crises:

The Telegraph (2021). On Qanon and the future of the conspiracy theory:


Marker-Medium (2021). On Russian propaganda in 5-minute-crafts videos:


Just the News (2021). On maintaining trust in media in the face of honest mistakes and misinformation:


Channel News Asia (CNA938), Singapore (January 18th, 2021). Live radio interview on social media’s removal of Donald Trump after the Capitol Hill riots.




The New York Times (2020). Interview on misinformation and partisanship around COVID-19:


USA Today (2020). Interview on misinformation and conspiracy theories:


Philadelphia Inquirer (2020):


Yahoo! Finance (2020). Interview on conspiracy theories: Also available on Fortune (


Podcast interview with _bandwidth: coast to coast (2020): Episode 15 here:


ProPublica (2020):


Buffalo Channel 4 News (2020): on the media coverage of Coronavirus (COVID19). March 13th 2020.


Scripps Local Media – broadcasted in 17 local TV channels, including Buffalo’s WKBW (2020). Interview on social media censorship of misinformation:


ABC6 (2020). Social media sites under scrutiny as they struggle with election misinformation:


DW International. Television Interview on misinformation on social media around the 2020 elections:


The Inverse (2020). Interview on communicating scientific uncertainty during COVID19:


The Washington Times (2020):


The Washington Times (2020):


The Washington Times (2020):


PopSugar. Interview on conspiracy theories:


WKBW-ABC7 Buffalo (2020). On misinformation during social unrest:


NPR WBFO (2020). Interview on misinformation during epidemics and social protests:


UB News (2020). Expert: Misinformation about the election is ubiquitous. Here’s how to avoid spreading it.


The Daily Dot (2020): Is racism getting more popular on TikTok? (2020).


Al Shark El Awsat (2020): Interview on social media effects on mobilization:




Newsweek (2019):




The Conversation (2018): (republished in several news outlets, including and Nieman Journalism Lab.


High Country News (2018):


Inside Science (2018):


EurekAlert (2018):


Futurity (2018):


ScienceDaily (2018):



ScienceDaily (2016):