Seyram Avle on FM Radio and Mobile Phones in Ghana

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Seyram Avle talks to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about how the widespread adoption of mobile phones in Ghana has helped lead not just to an increase in digital communications in the country, but to a boom in FM radio consumption as well.

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Mora Matassi and Pablo Boczkowski on the Rise of Incidental News Consumption

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Mora Matassi and Pablo Boczkowski talk to co-host Josh Braun about how young news consumers have begun not simply consuming, but “living in” the media—and the ramifications for journalism and the media industries. The study they discuss is co-authored with Eugenia Mitchelstein.

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Lucas Graves and C.W. Anderson on how the “Share the Facts” Widget Shapes the Work of Fact-Checking Organizations

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Lucas Graves and C.W. Anderson talk to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about how the “Share the Facts” widget—a web tool aimed at helping to spread information online about the truth or falsehood of statements in the news—subtly shapes the working of the fact-checking organizations behind it.

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Raven Maragh and Tim Havens on Race and Media Personalization Online

In this installment of the Distribution Matters podcast, Raven Maragh and Tim Havens talk to co-host Lucy Martirosyan about their study—co-authored with Andrew High, Brian Ekdale, Huyen Le, and M. Zubair Shafiq—on how users’ race and views on race-related issues may affect what Google News chooses to show them.

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