Academic Event: Fact, Fiction, and the Newsfeed


Location: Sheraton New York (New York West Room)

Fact, Fiction, and the Newsfeed. An expert panel co-presented by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies will explain how social media services put together your newsfeed, how news ranking systems can be manipulated, and other topics related to the crowd-sourced curation of news.

Patrick Flynn, Department Chair (Moderator)
Tim Weninger, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
Katherine Corcoran, Hewlett Fellow in the Kellogg Institute and associate director of international media relations in the Office of Public Affairs and Communications at ND
Anne Thompson, NBC Universal (ND alum)
Cong Yu, Google Research NYC