United States, Columbia
UNESCO Chair for Data, Media and Society
Description and Mandate of the Chair
The chair, with the support of the college’s Social Media lnsights Lab at the University of South Carolina and in collaboration with other college faculty, analyzes and increase understanding of mis/disinformation spread through social media.
The chair works with UNESCO to organize an international conference each year. As a member of the faculty, the chair expects to make significant contributions to scholarship, public knowledge or creative activity, and be expected to mentor students and teach graduate- and undergraduate-level courses. The goal is the study of issues related to data, media, and their impact on society.
(UNESCO No. 1500)
(Ver. PBe 01-2023)
Randy D. Covington
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
Tel.: (+1) 803 777-5998
Tel.: (+1) 803 447-6886
Tel.: (+1) 803 777-4102
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