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Media Psychology Programs

Fielding’s Media Psychology programs enable students to enter at their qualification, readiness and goal levels. The PhD in Media Psychology program provides a research-based program that informs practice in an evolving field of study. The Masters of Arts in Media Psychology is 100% online, applies psychological science to media and technology landscapes. The 3-course Certificate in Media Psychology program is also 100% online, and offers emphases in Media Neuroscience and Brand Psychology & Audience Engagement.

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Social Media Echo Chambers and Fallacies of Evil

In the aftermath of the most recent killings of unarmed black men and women by white men, often police, social media commenters quickly claimed the killers to be essentially, inarguably evil. Social media echo chambers resounded with this claim, made it righteous. In this flash talk, I will argue that the knee-jerk response of naming the killers essentially evil actually undermines anti-racism work, and that disrupting this claim in social media echo chambers is a critical social justice strategy.

Lucinda Garthwaite, PhD

Lucinda Garthwaite, PhD

Director of the Institute for Liberatory Innovation

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